Research Topic

How i-Ready Instruction Usage Relates to Progress toward Stretch Growth®


  • Subject: Mathematics, Literacy
  • Grades: K–8
  • Topic: Academic Achievement, Growth Goals
  • Study Year: 2021–2023

Published October 2023

This research evaluates instructional practices that may aid in attaining Stretch Growth, specifically exploring the relationship between use of i-Ready Personalized Instruction and progress toward Stretch Growth goals. Results indicate that consistent use of i-Ready Personalized Instruction may help students achieve their Stretch Growth targets. As students completed more lessons in i-Ready Personalized Instruction, the percentage of their Stretch Growth goals met increased. Though the increases in the percentage of Stretch Growth attained varied, all students, regardless of grade or initial placement level, appeared to benefit from consistent use of i-Ready Personalized Instruction.