EarlyBird. A breakthrough for teachers. For students. For reading success.

It’s here! An assessment for teachers to re-wire the brain for reading success.

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EarlyBird was developed and scientifically validated at Boston Children’s Hospital in partnership with faculty at the Florida Center for Reading Research

Fun. Easy. Comprehensive. Proven. EarlyBird really is different.

Interactive game

An engaging game students play independently, making it easier to use in today’s busy classrooms.

Concrete, customized results

Evaluating the key components of reading to act on instruction plans customized for each student.

Prescriptive insights

Evidence-based resources empower teachers to guide students along their just-right learning path.

Rooted in what science tells us

For pre-K and in the early grades, when intervention is proven to have the biggest potential impact.

  • EarlyBird’s proprietary algorithm can predict risk for reading challenges, including dyslexia.
  • Comprehensive, covering the areas prescribed by state departments of education.
  • Easy to administer, fully adaptive and automated, with immediately-available scores and easy to interpret reports.

Langerock, N., & Oort, F. J. (2021, March 29), National Center on Improving Literacy, 2018 – 2023

One game. All the critical skills needed to predict reading struggles.

Phonological Awareness

Assesses skills like rhyming, sound isolation, blending, sequencing, and sound manipulation.

Oral Language Comprehension

Assesses student’s vocabulary, word meaning, multistep direction and sentence comprehension.

Sound Symbol Correspondence

Assesses student’s ability to identify letters and match corresponding letter sounds.

Naming Speed

Evaluates student’s ability to retrieve information in a rapid, automatic manner.

A breakthrough reading evaluation for kindergartners and pre-readers

Educators Timeline

EarlyBird Education dyslexia screener

Game-Based Assessment

A fun journey through the park, meeting animal friends and their new friend Pip.

Data dashboard to highlight next steps for assessment administrators

Data Dashboard

Normed percentiles populating the dashboard in real-time, saving teacher time with auto-scoring

Training and professional development for teachers

Professional Development Workshops

Interactive sessions led by EarlyBird Literacy Specialists to assess results and develop action plans for students.

Instruction resources for educators to support student reading

Next Step Resources

Just-in-time evidence-based lesson plans targeting specific skills appropriate for all teachers with any level of experience.

Parents with child reading on tablet

Family Support

Family reports in English and Spanish activities to support learning at home.

Spotlight on Success: See EarlyBird in Action

Educator using reading flash cards with students

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