Research Base

Essential Lessons in Foundational Skills Research Base


  • Subject: Literacy
  • Grades: 6–12
  • Program: i-Ready Personalized Instruction for Reading

Published June 2024

i-Ready Pro, the next evolution of i-Ready for older learners, offers a reimagined student experience with enhancements that are meticulously crafted to address the diverse range of student needs in today’s secondary classrooms. 

Aligned to the Phonics for Reading sequence, i-Ready Pro’s Essential Lessons in foundational skills use systematic and explicit instruction to support older striving learners struggling to read.

This report introduces the research used to develop Essential Lessons in foundational skills.