Engaging Literacy Instruction that Gets Students Excited About Reading

More than 50 years of experience of teaching more than 3 million students, in partnership with hundreds of universities nationwide.

We Believe Reading Can Take You Anywhere

It’s our mission to help your students get there

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Since its founding in 1970, the Institute of Reading Development’s (IRD) purpose has remained constant: to inspire a love of books and reading by teaching students key reading skills and providing great experiences with great books. IRD knows that reading is the foundation for success in school – and in life. Click here to learn more.

The IRD program appealed to us because of the virtual setting, flexible scheduling of sessions, and small-group instruction. The Reading Institute’s long-established history and record of successes were also appealing

Tania Salinas, Director of Continuous Improvement, State and Federal Programs - Tracy Unified School District