S.P.I.R.E. Specialized Program Individualizing Reading Excellence
S.P.I.R.E. is a comprehensive and multisensory reading system that integrates phonological awareness, phonics, handwriting, fluency, vocabulary, spelling, and comprehension in an instructional design that is based on how struggling readers learn. S.P.I.R.E. is based on Orton-Gillingham methodologies, and incorporates the most recent research regarding best practices in reading and language arts instruction. It addresses all skills recommended by the National Reading Panel and follows a 10-step lesson plan that ensures that students experience continuous and visible success.
S.P.I.R.E. is skill-based and follows a scope and sequence that begins with simple skills and moves to more complex, spiraling concepts in order to bring students to full literacy.