What Is The PRIDE Reading Program? – Teachers / School Districts
The PRIDE Reading Program is based on scientific research and years of Orton-Gillingham training and teaching experience at PRIDE Learning Center and Schools throughout Southern California. PRIDE Learning Center is world renowned for our work with students struggling with their reading and spelling due to common language difficulties such as Dyslexia, Auditory Processing Disorder, Speech and Developmental Delays and other Learning Disabilities.
At PRIDE, we did not invent Orton-Gillingham instruction, but we have put together what we believe is the most effective and user friendly curriculum that for many students, is the only program that will work. We are confident that you will find the program easy to implement and will see amazing results for at risk and students with IEPs. PRIDE was built to make it possible for all students in need to have access to an effective and affordable remediation solution.
How The PRIDE Reading Program Works
PRIDE Reading Program begins with recognition of the letters, the sounds of the letters, and the sounds of letter combinations (phonemes). PRIDE is structured, systematic and cumulative. This means that, like a pyramid, the base must first be strong enough to support the entire structure.
After your student receives a strong foundation, they are able to start recognizing words using the skills learned. There are nine different lessons per concept in each of the Introduction, Practice and Reinforcement units. That is twenty seven opportunities to master the skill before moving to the next. Plus, learned concepts are continuously reviewed as you progress forward through the program.
With PRIDE Reading Program you will see improved reading, writing, spelling, comprehension, and increased self-confidence. While the program works with all students, it is especially successful for students with dyslexia, auditory and visual processing disorder, speech deficits and other learning differences.
The PRIDE online Teaching Guide is the key to teaching the PRIDE program for Teachers, Classroom Aids or Parent Volunteers.
PRIDE’s easy to follow scripted, step-by-step Teaching Guide walks you through which skills to teach, and when and how to teach them. With PRIDE Reading Program, there is no need for special training or advanced understanding of the spelling and reading rules you are teaching. All you need to do is read the highlighted script of the Teaching Guide aloud to your student and follow the simple directions. Plus if you ever need help with how a lesson is taught, there are short and easy to understand videos showing the PRIDE method in practice. We recommend 30 to 60 minute lessons to start, but most children advance faster through the PRIDE Reading Program with more intensity.
Why is the PRIDE Reading Program right for students struggling with reading and spelling in my school?
1. Easy to implement and teach with exceptional results.
2. No expensive week long training courses to attend.
3. Everything you need to teach the PRIDE Reading Program is included with your student’s materials. You do not need to supply the student materials or manipulatives or reinvest in new materials as they become worn out from use or abuse.
How To Start And What To Expect
School / School District
Step 1: Contact us here at PRIDEreadingprogram.com
Step 2: A PRIDE Reading Program Specialist will assess your needs and quote you a subscription price based on the number of student or small group licenses needed. A PRIDE license is valid for a single student or a small group working together. Each one-on-one student or small group requires their own license.
Step 3: Have the classroom teacher or reading specialist use the PRIDE Placement to determine your student or group program level placement.
Step 4: Order PRIDE Reading Program based on student or group placement. Your subscription and licenses will be issued and student materials will be shipped to your school. Shipping is always free.
Classroom Teacher / Reading Specialist
Step 1: Use the PRIDE Level Placement Assessment on this website. The PRIDE Assessment will help you place your student in the proper PRIDE Program level. Have your school purchase the PRIDE Reading Program licenses for your student or small group.
Step 2: Log-on to your student or group account at PRIDEreadingprogram.com for online access to the PRIDE sample lesson videos and a sample lesson of the Teaching Guide. Take your time, watch the videos and practice the teaching lessons until you feel comfortable with the process.
Step 3: Your student’s materials will be sent to your school via United States Postal Service Priority Mail with tracking for your confidence and protection. When the materials arrive, you are ready to start teaching the PRIDE Program.
Step 4: Teach and progress through the PRIDE program with your student or group. When you have completed your current PRIDE level and are ready to start the next, have your school order the next level materials. At PRIDE, our goal is to make teaching our program available to all. Everything you need to teach the PRIDE Reading Program is included. Now you can teach the same program we teach at PRIDE.
Ready to give PRIDE a try?