Category Archives: Testimonials

Special Education and Tier III Middle School Students Exceed Reading Program Expectations Using MindPlay

Reading Challenge: Bringing high-risk middle school students to grade level in reading. Cheryl Efird is “Operation Graduation” Reading Teacher at Morgan County Middle School in Madison, GA. The 718-student, grade […]

Middle School Struggling Readers Average Two to Three Years’ Grade Level Growth in One Semester

Reading Challenge: Middle school students are up to four grade levels below in reading. Richard Wiley, Ed.S., M.Ed., is EL and Tier III Reading Interventionist at Lou Mendive Middle School […]

Middle School Struggling Readers Succeed on MVRC

Reading challenge: Motivating struggling middle school students to envision a brighter future through literacy. In the summer of 2016, Reading Interventionist Tammi Humphreys was hired by Tanglewood Middle School in […]

Third Grade Students Learn the Power of Words and Literacy

Reading Challenge: Maintaining consistency in serving a highly transient student population with a large number of English language learners. At Red Rock Elementary School in Gallup, New Mexico, third grade […]

Learning Disabled Elementary School Students Excel on MVRC

Reading Challenge: Making progress with first-to-fifth grade students who face a range of learning disabilities such as dyslexia, autism and other challenges. At Sherwood Elementary School in the Pulaski County […]

Tech-Savvy Intervention Manager Harnesses Grapevine for Educator Buy-In

Reading Challenge: Promoting use of MindPlay as a K-12 reading solution. Houston Independent School District’s Intervention Program Manager, Mary Miner, says it was viral communication about MindPlay’s success that inspired […]

An Elementary School Principal Leads a School-Wide Literacy Transformation

The Challenges: When Dr. Sonya Campbell first arrived at Alexander Elementary School in Greenville, South Carolina in the fall of 2013, she faced a slew of challenges. The 450 Kindergarten- […]

A Coordinator of Continuous Improvement Supports a Transitioning District

Reading Challenge: Guiding Reading Intervention Across 13 K-12 Schools As Coordinator of Continuous Improvement for the Manor Independent School District in Manor, Texas, Jennifer Brewer describes herself as the “middleman” […]

Struggling Third-Graders Make Quick and Dramatic Gains

Reading Challenge: More than 50 percent critical ESL, ELL struggling and dyslexic readers “What’s powerful is that students can see and hear word pronunciations through an actual reading coach,” says […]

The Art of Transitioning a District

Reading Challenge: A Superintendent Implements a District-Wide Reading Solution To say that change has been the hallmark of the Manor (Texas) Independent School District over the past five years would […]