Contact: Yelee Jo
Scholastic Education is a leading provider of comprehensive literacy solutions reinforcing student achievement through instructional reading and writing, professional learning for teacher effectiveness and family and community engagement. Scholastic F.I.R.S.T. (Foundations in Reading, Sounds & Text) An Adventure on Ooka Island®, is a foundational reading skills program that supports all students including English learners in Grades PreK-2 in becoming automatic, fluent readers with strong comprehension. Scholastic F.I.R.S.T. explicitly teaches phonemic awareness and systematically introduces more complex phonological skills —so decoding becomes effortless and students can focus on comprehension. Scholastic Education brings decades of research and best practices in reading instruction to its programs and hopes that during this partnership the team can continue to support our approach of building strong foundational skills to support successful literacy achievement.