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

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. The sample includes students who were in Grades K–7 (2021–2022 school year) and Grades 1–8 (2022–2023 school year).

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.