Getting Started & Refresher Videos

Really Great Reading Getting Started & Refresher Videos

Welcome to Really Great Reading®. As you know, we specialize in helping educators teach the foundational skills that lead to strong decoding and fluent reading. We provide scientifically aligned professional developmentdiagnosticsgroupinginterventions, and preventions.  

Get started with your instruction! Learn how to log in, reset your password, access getting started videos in the supplemental resources of your teacher presentation online tool, and how to diagnose, group, and progress monitor your students.

Phonics Suite Overview & Program Materials

SORing To Summer School Success

Countdown Material Overview 

Blast Material Overview 

HD Word Material Overview 


How to Login & Reset Your Password for Your Online Tools

How to Login & Launch Your Online Tool

How to Request New Password








Accessing Getting Started Videos in Supplemental Resources of Your Online Tools

How to Access Countdown Videos 

List & Description of Countdown videos>>

How to Access Blast Videos 

List & Description of Blast videos>>

How to Access HD Word Videos 

List & Description of HD Word videos>>








Diagnose & Group Students

Why use Diagnostic Decoding Surveys?

In just 5-7 minutes, answer these key questions: Which students are struggling with decoding? What types of words are they struggling with? What is the source of the underlying confusion? 

Kindergarten Foundational Skills Surveys & the Grouping Matrix - a detailed look at how to assess Kindergarteners, group them based on their pre-decoding/decoding skills, and measure their progress. 

1st Grade Foundational Skills Surveys & the Grouping Matrix a detailed look at how to assess 1st Grade students, group them based on their decoding skills, and measure their progress during this critical year.

2nd-12th Diagnostic Decoding Surveys & the Grouping Matrix -a detailed look at how to assess 2-12th grade students, group them based on their decoding skills, and measure their progress as they progress through the grade(s).

Really Great Reading's Approach

We have a comprehensive set of tools called Phonics Suite to diagnosegroup, and teach students with weaknesses in their foundational reading skills.

  • Diagnose>> - Our complimentary assessments (K-12) help educators identify decoding issues that contribute to comprehension weaknesses
  • Group>> - Our complimentary, protected, online student data interface lets you group K-12 students by the type and depth of their decoding difficulties
  • Teach>> - Our lessons, CountdownBlastHD WordBoost, and Blitz help prevent and remediate decoding weaknesses in students of all ages
  • Professional Development>> - We deliver the knowledge needed to successfully diagnose, group, and teach emerging and struggling readers (K-12)
  • Research Alignment & Successes>> - View white papers, dyslexia & ELL alignment, third party research and data which reflects educators successes
  • Heart Word Magic & Blog>> - Discover how we bridge the gap between reading research and teacher practice. Read our Blog>> and visit our Heart Word Magic Library>>

Learn more about Phonics Suite>>               Visit our Ordering Information page>>   

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