From the Words to the World for Older Striving Readers: Part 2: The World

Curriculum Associates provides research-backed, high-quality instruction grounded in the Science of Reading to accelerate student reading achievement for all Grades K–8 students.

In This Webinar

Understand how Matthew Effects in reading have long-term consequences for emerging readers. Discover the factors that impact student reading comprehension and learn strategies for unlocking the potential of older striving readers. 

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About Our Literacy Experts

Dr. Devin M. Kearns

Devin M. Kearns, Ph.D., is an associate professor of special education in the Department of Educational Psychology in the Neag School of Education at the University of Connecticut (UConn). He is a research scientist for Haskins Laboratories at Yale University and the Center for Behavioral Education & Research at UConn. Kearns conducts research on reading disabilities—including dyslexia—in elementary- and middle-school-age children and designs instructional programs to assist these students. He also studies the neurobiological effects of reading intervention, publishes articles for researchers and educators on reading difficulty, and helps schools and districts implement high-quality reading instruction.

Make an Impact with Our Curriculum Aligned to the Science of Reading

Provide explicit, systematic instruction for students at all levels.

Magnetic Reading

Grades 3–5, Supplemental

Spark engagement and increase confidence with systematic foundational skills instruction that moves students from foundational skills to reading fluency. 


Phonics for Reading

Grades 3–12

Accelerate learning for older learners who need a targeted approach to master decoding with an effective, efficient, and easy-to-follow program by Dr. Anita Archer.


i-Ready Assessment

Connect precise Diagnostic data to Personalized Instruction that’s engaging and easy to use.