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At Home Support and Free Resources

During this unprecedented time, we’re here to help educators keep teaching and students keep learning. We’re updating our Free Learning Resources page every week with new activities and daily lessons for digital and offline learning, so every student can keep growing.

Remote Learning Resources

Amira Learning™ —1:1 Reading Practice Ideal for At-Home Growth Grades K-3

1:1 Reading Practice Ideal for At-Home Growth Grades K-3

Experience Amira Assessment, a state-of-the-art online assessment that harnesses the power of artificial intelligence (AI) to administer an oral reading fluency assessment and screen students who may be at risk for dyslexia. Proven effective with all students, including English learners, Amira saves teachers time and automates scoring, running records, and reporting.

Spend time instructing, not assessing

Each time a student reads, Amira listens and learns, empowering teachers to reclaim instructional time by automating scoring, running records, reporting, and progress monitoring.

 

Early intervention with proven results

Micro-interventions
Amira delivers micro-interventions in these categories: phonological awareness; decoding; sight recognition; logic, literacy knowledge, and language structures; and knowledge building.

Teacher’s Assistant
Amira focuses on tutoring, not instruction. This keeps the teacher in control while enabling the student to benefit from personal attention.

Effective and Research-Based
Amira’s impact has been measured at three times greater than those of leading reading apps.

Actionable Reporting
Amira’s actionable reporting facilitates teacher instruction and parent involvement.

 

Screener features include:

Quick and targeted assessments
Amira takes 5 to 7 minutes to administer and targets alphabetic knowledge, phonological awareness, and word reading in Grades K–3.

Alternate equivalent forms
Multiple versions of the screener are provided for each grade level, so students can be screened multiple times each year.

Standardized directions
Screener administration and scoring, powered by AI, create a consistent protocol.

Established consistency and effectiveness
Backed by more than a decade of research for the TPRI® Early Reading Assessment, Amira has shown consistent reliability and predictive validity.

Amira earns prizes on the global stage and continues to raise the bar across the reading assessment landscape.

 

  • Honored as a SXSW EDU® Launch Finalist for 2019
  • Awarded the XPrize for Learning for the Carnegie Mellon University technology fueling Amira 
  • Selected as 1 of 12 leading global startups by the Global Education Summit 
  • Won the Hatch Pitch Contest
  • Awarded 2019 ISTE® Best of Show

Waggle® —Personalized Learning for Math and ELA Grades 2-8

Personalized Learning for Math and ELA Grades 2-8

Waggle allows students to engage in adaptive foundational skills practice outside of the classroom. Any place with internet access can become a space of learning. Plus, Waggle’s embedded hints and encouragement foster growth mindset, which is especially important when students and teachers are unable to meet in person.

 

Writable® —Digital Writing for Grades 3-12

Digital Writing for Grades 3-12

Writable helps teachers scaffold and motivate students to become purposeful, proficient writers. We’re committed to supporting educators and students in the transition to remote learning. As part of this shift, we are providing free features, resources, and Live Chat to help teachers guide engaging virtual writing experiences.

 

Remote Learning Plans

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt® is providing continuous remote learning plans to help Iowa educators continue teaching during school closures and ensure access to digital learning and services, online resources, and ongoing support. View our support plans below!

Grades K-2 Support Plan        Grades 3-5 Support Plan

Grades 6-8 Support Plan         Grades 9-12 Support Plan

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