I could seriously shout from the mountain tops: I FOUND IT! I FOUND THE ELUSIVE PERFECT ENGLISH CURRICULUM! ...Students are not expected to simply memorize these words! It is a step-by-step process that is clearly outlined for both the parent and the student.
Bringing School Home
Making this work with all of my students is so much easier now, and the flexibility is fabulous. ... I can pick the book up and pretty much just teach
Footprints in the Butter
I finally know all of the things I want to teach my students when it comes to reading, and I don't have to say 'that's an exception' all the time. ... Essentials allows me to differentiate the lessons for the variety of needs within my class. It is a complete program that makes a difference in the lives of readers and teachers.
Special Education Teacher