Widely regarded as the "one that works," the Edmark Reading Program has long helped students who need an alternative to phonics. The Edmark Reading Program ensures success to students of all ages who have not yet mastered beginning reading.
Students with developmental disabilities or Autism
Students with learning disabilities
Title 1 students
Preschool and kindergarten students who lack vocabulary development
Non-Readers who struggle with phonics
Level 1 Print Includes:
The key to this success is the program’s use of a carefully sequenced, highly repetitive word recognition method combined with error-less learning. This approach eliminates incorrect responses and helps students view themselves as readers.
Program Overview, Mastery Test, 5 Lesson Plan/Record Books, Word Recognition Books 1-3, Picture Match cards and boards, Phrase Match cards and boards, Stories 1-3, Reading and Social Skills Games, 2 Display Masks, Word Signs DVD, 5 The Rides and certificates.
Level 2 Print Includes:
Program Overview, Mastery Test, 5 Lesson Plan/Record Books, Word Recognition Books 1-4, Phrase Match cards and boards, Stories 1-4, Reading and Social Skills Games, 2 Display Masks, Word Signs DVD, 5 Judy’s Birthday Party and certificates.
Download the Edmark Research Compilation (PDF)
Download the Edmark Reading Program (Print) Manual (PDF)
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Meets the requirements of No Child Left Behind
Offers lessons in vocabulary, comprehension, fluency
Provides research-based instructional strategies in errorless learning and positive reinforcement
Encourages use of manipulatives
Practices oral and sight word vocabulary
Outlines controlled vocabulary stories
Delivers social skills enrichment
Offers continuous progress monitoring
Includes 150 words from the Dolch Word List and basal readers
Practices 3 word endings: -s, -ing, -ed
Extensive comprehension practice of words, phrases, and stories
Applies visual memory of words
Encourages left-to-right reading and tracking
Teaches thinking and discrimination skills
Practices association between oral language and print
This product has no system requirements.
There is currently no demonstration video for the Edmark Reading Program (Print).
1. How has the second edition of the Edmark Reading Program (Print) improved over the first?
The core content of the program remains the same but now includes the following improvements:
New look — New illustrations appeal to children and adults
Organization — Simplified numbering and easy to plan and manage
Stories — Many new stories and full-color illustrations
Mastery Test — Integrated into the program to provide baseline data and periodic assessment
Lesson Plan/Record Book — Combines lesson planning and ongoing progress monitoring
Reading and Social Skills Games — Games with lesson plans teach social skills while reinforcing vocabulary and comprehension The Rides — This new reader is a student reward for completion of Level 1
Word Signs–Level 1 and Level 2, DVD — A video word-signing guide demonstrating the 350 words from Levels 1 and 2
2. What is the appropriate age group for the Edmark Reading Program?
The Edmark Reading Program has two levels. Level 1 targets kindergarten to first grade reading levels. Level 2 targets first to third grade reading levels.
3. What is the recommended frequency and length of each of the lessons in the Edmark Reading Program?
Each lesson takes approximately 5-15 minutes to complete. There are 227 lessons in Level 1. Individual teachers determine the number of lessons taught each day. Level 2 teaches 200 new words and reinforces those taught during Level 1 instruction. Each word can be taught at the pace preferred by the student and teacher.
4. Can I get the Edmark Reading Program on CD?
Yes. Software is available to use independently or with the Edmark Reading Program print version. The print and software versions have exactly the same lesson structure. Purchase the software version here