The journey to reading begins with phonemic awareness.

What is Phonemic Awareness?

Phonemic awareness is the ability to understand that spoken words are made up of individual sounds called phonemes, and it’s one of the best early predictors for reading success.

65%

of 4th graders and 66% of 8th graders are reading below a proficient level, according to 2019 NAEP scores.

National Association of Educational Progress Reading Assessment, 2019

95%

of elementary students are capable of learning to read when they receive sufficient instruction on foundational reading skills.

"Narrowing the Third Grade Reading Gap" EAB Report, 2019

99%

of teachers surveyed said Heggerty meets or exceeds expectations when it comes to having a positive impact on learning outcomes.

Strategex survey of 676 Heggerty customers, 2020

Heggerty is the most structured and systematic curriculum that I’ve seen. Everyone is really excited about it. It’s fun to watch. The kids like it too.

Heather Zuerblis,
District of Columbia Public Schools
Washington, D.C.

It's one of the most worthwhile purchases the district has ever made. Everyone is happy with it -- it's 100%! We've done a lot of site tours to see how the implementation is going, and good anecdotal stories just keep coming from the instructors. I honestly haven't heard anything negative.

Tammy Halfacre,
Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District
Alaska

When you look for programs out there, there are hundreds of phonics programs but very few phonemic awareness programs that take students from the simplest to advanced forms. Heggerty has come out with a comprehensive and systematic way to do that. It follows an excellent scope and sequence. It develops all of the skills they need to know. No one does it as systematically as Heggerty.

Russell Washington,
School District of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA

The Heggerty curriculum is consistent, repetitive, and presents the same skill in different ways. I've taken kids who were non-readers and after three to four months with the Heggerty program, they hear sounds and words and they segment and blend words which makes them better readers. It's the intermediary step between non-readers and readers.

Ashlie Kunkel,
Knox County School District
Tennessee, USA

The Heggerty Phonemic Awareness program is brilliant. It requires very little preparation and the lessons are engaging, quick, fun, and effective. The results speak for themselves, with a majority of students showing improved outcomes in both reading and writing.

Anna Burgess,
WHSS
Queensland, Australia

Dr. Heggerty's program is easy to implement and requires very little preparation. We have used this program for one year and have seen fabulous gains in our students’ ability to attempt unfamiliar words in their writing.

Karen H,
Wellers Hill State School
Queensland, Australia

I purchased ALL the flash cards and love them! P.S. I love the updated Kinder "Blue Book!" My students are doing great...even virtual! That says a lot!

Lorraine Yaeger
Kindergarten Teacher
Clark County School District

Comprehensive, yet succinctly organized, logically arranged, and richly resourced. The Heggerty Phonemic Awareness curriculum is the best research-based program for foundational literacy I have ever seen. Its value for hard-of-hearing & students struggling with central auditory processing issue is clearly applicable.

Judy Nelson, Hearing Support Teacher,
School District of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA

This curriculum has had a powerfully positive effect on student achievement in eastern Montana schools. Student early literacy assessment scores have improved greatly in the schools that have begun using this curriculum over the past 2-3 years.

Pam Pettigrew,
RTL Support Specialist
Glendive, Montana

This is the best program I have EVER used! A few minutes a day and the results are mind blowing!

Tanya Jo,
Facebook Review

Strong phonemic awareness is crucial to reading success! Heggerty lessons are quick, fun, and multisensory!

Michelle Smith Miller,
Facebook Review

I use this curriculum in my classroom almost every single day! It is incredible and it is the ONLY thing that makes sense about teaching reading! I am literally obsessed.

Vanessa Marie,
Facebook Review

Our kindergarten and first grade used it last year and now it is being used in second grade! It has made a huge difference!!

Meg Gaddis Racanelli,
Facebook Review

We use your methods daily. The kids skills are improving, and we couldn't be more excited for them! Thank you for providing such an amazing program that is really worth the time and effort.

Annette Thueme
Reading Intervention Specialist
LakeVille Community School District
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Heggerty has a very user friendly intuitive website. Their ordering process is clear. Their customer service is phenomenal and delivery is always on time.

 

Heather

One of the best tools I have ever used to teach young minds. Engaging and differentiated.

 

Rhonda

I love Heggerty products! Heggerty has been so great for my kiddos. Heggerty is highly recommended by the science of reading teacher group.

 

Amber

Customer service that I talked to was extremely helpful...I will be recommending to my team members.

 

Melissa

I'm from a Canadian school and the ordering and shipping was seamless.

 

Rob

Your customer service is amazing!

 

Kesslyn

Lots of helpful information on website. Quick delivery!

 

Nancy

These are perfect have been a lifesaver for a time-strapped teacher who is teaching both in person and virtual learners.

 

Serena

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