When a striving reader gets their first real taste of reading, something extraordinary happens: Walls come down. Confidence builds. And “I can’t do it” becomes “I can’t be stopped.”
As the leading reading intervention program, Read 180® helps students who are two or more years behind become active, accomplished readers. By bringing teachers, families, and adaptive technology together, it meets students on their unique paths to provide a truly personalized experience, whether in a traditional classroom or a hybrid learning environment.
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With its blended learning approach, Read 180 gives everyone in the classroom the unique tools they need to thrive anytime, anywhere. Students and teachers can customize the learning experience using informative assessments and a flexible rotation model that combines traditional and online instruction.
HMH intervention solutions have been proven to work. Don’t just take our word for it. The proof is in the data.
A two-year study found that using Read 180 and System 44 increased students' Lexile scores by an average of more than 300 points.
In one study conducted in Kentucky, students who used Read 180 Digital Access showed an average growth rate of 1.9 years in 1 year, with 80% exceeding average annual growth.
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Students and teachers engage as a class and reinforce daily lessons together.
Students work independently, following a personalized path that accelerates their learning.
Students receive targeted, data-driven instruction while building meaningful relationships with teachers.
Students engage with their choice of content and apply newly acquired vocabulary and comprehension skills.
Districts can successfully implement Read 180 in a single, extended, or double period with up to 27 students per class.
Districts can successfully implement Read 180 in a Digital Access model where needed—including within the core classroom.
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By placing students in the driver’s seat, Read 180 motivates striving readers to take an active part in their success. Through structured, systematic instruction, students gain independence in the classroom as they explore content that excites them—opening the door for a new relationship with reading.
Six zones provide direct instruction, practice, and feedback on areas where students struggle most: spelling, writing, academic vocabulary, and comprehension.
Individual paths guide students at their own pace, informed by their performance, engagement, and teacher input.
Segment Selector allows students to tailor content to their personal interests, enhancing interaction as they choose from 25 unique topics.
Interactive ReaL Book challenges students with increasingly complex texts and content-area vocabulary to foster language development.
One writing task per Workshop helps students plan, organize, and write (POW) responses to text over several days.
Sequenced texts help students read grade-level passages with support by the end of each Workshop.
Leveled Independent Reading eBooks allow students to experience frequent success with reading, supported by tools like the text-to-speech feature and a digital dictionary.
Book conferences, together with collaboration and presentation projects, give students an opportunity to practice their oral language skills.
Language supports in the Student Application, including captioning, Spanish translations, and multilingual parent materials, help students and their families understand content and increase English proficiency.
Technology is a powerful engine in making personalized learning effective, but teachers hold the key to ensuring that students embrace lifelong learning. That’s why Read 180 places teachers at the heart of the program’s implementation. With an army of tools at their fingertips—outlined in the Blended Learning Handbook go-to guide—teachers can do what they do best: teach with confidence and purpose.
Embedded formative assessments allow teachers to enter notes and insights about student performance, supported by rubrics for each lesson’s goals.
Customizable lesson plans help teachers take control by turning lesson scripting on and off.
Lesson Overviews provide relevant background knowledge, class-readiness data, and professional resources to help make every lesson count.
Data Dashboard® provides analytics and metrics to help teachers plan daily lessons and adjust instruction in real time.
Redesigned Groupinator® makes it easier to group and re-group students to best meet their individual needs.
Hundreds of searchable resources give teachers expanded support, from Professional Learning videos to research to Workshop tools.
Blended Learning Handbook provides a bridge from digital to print instruction, offering go-to guidance on making the greatest gains across every rotation.
Real-time, actionable data enables teachers to build comprehensive Learner Profiles for every student, and helps leaders monitor implementation fidelity and progress.
Comprehensive assessments support the Response to Intervention (RTI) approach to Special Education, allowing teachers to meet individual student needs through systematic screening and progress monitoring.
With rich content driving every lesson, across every grade level, Read 180 makes the most of every day in the classroom. Learn more about the program’s approach to building content knowledge in our detailed Content Overview Guides.
Plus, discover REACH—all-new Workshops to support additional Read 180 Universal whole- and small-group instruction.
Students develop world knowledge and literacy skills through exposure to different text types across multiple disciplines.
Anchor Videos and language development activities in the Student Application improve comprehension by helping students form a mental picture of what they’re about to read.
Nearly 50 new words in each Workshop expand to hundreds more as students study roots, meaning, and word parts.
Explore, Reading, and Language Zones in the Student Application help students build general and academic vocabulary through Anchor Videos, targeted readings, and activities.
Target passages from level-specific texts in the Student Application help students build deep comprehension through multiple readings.
Spelling and reading sight words in the Student Application builds automaticity, so students’ brains can focus on comprehension and retention.
New research-based writing process helps students learn, practice, and apply strategies for crafting narrative, informative, and argument pieces during Workshops.
Whole- and Small-Group Learning stresses purposeful writing that develops content knowledge and reading skills, helping English learners log “miles on the tongue”.
Anchor Videos in the Student Application help students read in a virtuous cycle by providing knowledge they can apply to unfamiliar texts going forward.
Workshops each conclude with students completing a project-based learning assessment related to real-life careers.
Into Reading’s comprehensive approach to literacy for Grades K–6 cultivates readers, writers, and lifelong learners.
System 44® Next Generation places all students, at any level, on a path to achievement and provides the foundational tools they need to achieve real success in school and life.
Literacy Solutions provides professional learning to support effective Read 180 implementation.
HMH Into Literature™ is a 6–12 literacy curriculum designed to engage today’s students with relevant instruction, authentic texts, and intuitive technology.
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Close the learning gap this summer with the leading blended learning intervention solution. Our uniquely designed summer school implementation model combines a flexible blend of technology, independent reading, and whole and small group instruction.
Reliable placement tools to ensure proper placement into the adaptive software
Adaptive software to meet students' individual needs in the classroom and in remote or distant learning environments
Formative and summative assessments integrated into daily instruction
Daily independent reading opportunities for students in class or in remote or distant learning environments
Read 180 has more research and documentation behind it than any other reading intervention program. Learn more about its role in helping students across the country reach their full potential.
When Estania moved to the U.S. from Haiti in the fourth grade, she spoke no English. At first, she was very shy, but after her teacher shared the story of a successful Read 180 graduate, Estania’s confidence soared. Today, she helps her former classmates and has spoken at our summits, hoping to inspire others. Estania’s goals for the future include learning a fourth language, attending college, and becoming an entrepreneur.
Trevor had little confidence when he started in middle school, but after a boost in his Lexile® level, he was motivated to work hard and tackle more difficult texts. Now, Trevor is a leader in and out of the classroom, supporting other Read 180 learners, mentoring younger students, and giving speeches in front of the whole school. Trevor shared, “My goal is to go to college and study architecture to work on big buildings.”
Maria’s family fled to escape the violence in Syria. When she arrived in the U.S., Maria had to adjust to a new culture and make up for large gaps in her education. Determined to excel, Maria moved from System 44 to Read 180 to college prep courses, and her Lexile level grew from BR to 1067 in just two years. On track to graduate, Maria will also qualify to apply to any SCU and UC campus, a true role model for all students.
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