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About Doug Smith

Doug Smith is the associate vice president of ELA instruction at Curriculum Associates. He has designed Reading curriculum for more than 20 years. His passion is combining educational research with the practical reality of the classroom to create products that are both effective and easy to use. Involved with the original launch of i-Ready, he has helped developed a wide range of products (both print and digital) at Curriculum Associates.

Latest Posts

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How to Choose a Phonics Intervention Program for Older Students

In this guide, we share the components and qualities of strong phonics intervention programs for older readers. In short, phonics programs must engage, be flexible and research-based, and offer educators and students real results.

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Grants and Funding Hub

Curriculum Associates’ grants and funding team has assembled resources to help educators and administrators make sense of new federal funding sources, plan for summer school, and understand how our programs meet funding requirements.