Literacy Programs for Measurable Success

  • a Colorado Department of Education Approved Program
  • systematic phonics instruction
  • engaging, robust reading with decodable literature

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Welcome to CR Success Learning

At Creating Reading Success Learning, we believe every child can be a successful, fluent reader, as well as a competent speller and writer. We are dedicated to providing educators with effective classroom-tested literacy programs, all of which are based on years of rigorous research.  Contact us to learn more.

We are excited to announce a unique, integrated approach to word study:

Wordsmith, Connecting Spelling and Writing to Word Study

Click on a level or Teacher Guide to get a sneak peek.  Available July 31st. Pre-order now.

Note: As Wordsmith will replace our Spelling Program, limited copies of Spelling 1, 2, and 3 are available now at a significant discount.

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  • See dramatic gains. CR Success Learning develops literacy programs that are practical, engaging, and highly effective, especially with at-risk students.
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  • Learn from the best. CR Success Learning, a recognized leader in professional development for more than 13 years, trains K-12 teachers to teach literacy.
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  • Engage your whole class, small group, or one-on-one. CR Success Learning Instructional Materials are teacher-created and classroom-tested, so you can use them with confidence.
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Already CR Success Trained and Need a Refresher?

CR Success Learning has created a way to keep your teachers current and stretch your school’s limited dollars.

We’ve developed a six-hour refresher course that not only features the same multisensory, flexible, and research-based methods of the CR Success Learning Reading Program training, but also includes:

consonantteamsEssential background on sounds, morphology, orthography, and spelling conventions

• In depth vocabulary and comprehension instruction

• Leveled concepts that allow for differentiated instruction

• The most recent research-based reading strategies

Let's brush up on our skills together.  

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Reach Every Child

Research Based

Classroom Tested

Based in Denver, CO, CR Success Learning creates programs that are practical, engaging, and highly effective. Teachers consistently deliver dramatic, measurable gains in reading and spelling with CR Success Learning's programs.

Experienced and Knowledgeable Educators

The CR Success Team has over 30 years of educational experience. From Special Education to High School, we've got you covered.

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image Tricia Gray Literacy Specialist

“Elyn Elyn Joy Shindler Moldow Author/Educational Consultant

“Rob Rob Hay Designer

Why CR Success Learning

  • Aligned +

    All CR Success Learning Programs are aligned to the Common Core Standards.
  • Research-Based +

    CR Success Learning programs incorporate research-based methods and classroom-tested materials
  • Top Notch Training +

    Teachers trained in CR Success Learning feel empowered and ready to teach reading in a fun, flexible, fast-paced approach that's highly effective.
  • Deliver Dramatic Gains +

    Students instructed in CR Success Learning programs quickly gain access to the code and then rapidly move onto reading at grade level and beyond.
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What Our Schools Say

  • The CR Success Learning Reading System has made a big difference in our school. My team uses it with students in grades 1-5 and in special education. It is a marvelous to see veteran teachers fired up with the CR Success Learning reading tools. Stephen Pino, Principal Mission Avenue Elementary School Albuquerque, NM
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