What is Edmark?

Widely regarded as the “one that works,” the Edmark Reading Program has long helped students who need an alternative to phonics. The key to this success is the program’s use of a carefully sequenced, highly repetitive word recognition method combined with errorless learning. This approach eliminates incorrect responses and helps students view themselves as readers.The Edmark Reading Program has long helped students who need an alternative to phonics learn to read. The key to this success is the program’s use of a carefully sequenced, highly repetitive word recognition method combined with errorless learning.

New in the Second Edition

  • 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 in the program to provide data and periodic assessment

Research-based Instructional Strategies

  • Errorless Learning
  • Positive Reinforcement
  • Use of Manipulatives
  • Oral and sight word vocabulary
  • Controlled vocabulary stories
  • Social Skills Enrichment
  • Continuous Progress Monitoring

Learning Opportunities

  • 200 Words from the Dolch Word List and basal readers
  • Extensive comprehension practice of words, phrases, and stories
  • Visual memory of words
  • Left-to-right reading/tracking
  • Thinking and discrimination skills
  • Association between oral language and print