Independent Research

90-Day study with students using Letters alive

  • 48% increase in letter naming fluency.
    This was a 2x gain over non-users.
  • 112% increase in letter sound fluency.
    This was a 4x gain over non-users.

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Supplemental Reading Program Evidence Based Research for Early Childhood Education

Highlights from study

  • 48% increase in letter naming fluency
  • 112% increase in letter sound fluency
  • Classroom management problems decreased
  • Students’ attention span increased
  • Computer assisted voice negates effect of regional pronunciation (most benefits for ELL

Tamra Ogletree has a Ph.D. in Language and Literacy and a Certificate in
   Interdisciplinary Qualitative Research from the University of Georgia.

Success Stories

letters and letters sounds kindergarten

Elizabeth Garner
Kindergarten Teacher

Temple Elementary | Carroll County, GA

“It just all fits together. It wasn’t like a task, it was more like fun.”

Elizabeth taught with Classrooms alive™, and her students experienced incredible success; especially with Letter Sounds!

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Case Study

Reading Programs pre-k and kindergarten

Andrea Sandrus
Kindergarten Teacher

Lincoln Elementary School | Caldwell, Idaho

“The first time my students saw an animal come to life on the board, I heard so many gasps of awe and giggles of excitement.”

Andrea did Baseline, 60-Days, and 6-Month assessments and was thrilled to see her students with perfect scores for Letter and Sound Recognition.

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Case Study

early literacy for special education phonics

Stefanie Palina
Kindergarten Teacher

Panther Valley Elementary | Nesquehoning, PA

“The Zoo Keeper ABC Boot Camp is a fast-paced way of teaching the alphabet while making it fun by bringing in a new animal and letter each day.”

Stefanie taught with Classrooms alive™, and her students not only became more engaged and attentive, they also improved their letter knowledge!

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Case Study

Westminster Reading and Phonics

Robyn Sarkhosh
Kindergarten Teacher

Westminster School District
Meairs Elementary, Garden Grove, CA

“Thank you for funding my grant so I could get Alive Studios’ resources for my classroom! I have been beyond amazed with the results I have seen and I can’t wait to begin a new year. Augmented reality learning has been a game changer for all of us!”

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Teacher Testimonial

early literacy for special education phonics

Rachel Engwall
Special Education Teacher

Gwinnett County Public Schools in Georgia

“From 0% to 65% of Mastery of CVCe words! – My kids are obsessed!”

Rachel utilized the Letters alive® supplemental early literacy curriculum (a part of Learning alive™) with her students and experienced amazing results in just one month. The learning experience of Rachel’s students progressed from a stagnant pace to one of energy, joy & success!

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Case Study
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Greg Smedley Kindergarten Smorgasboard Reading Programs for early readers

Greg Smedley-Warren
Kindergarten Teacher

J.E. Moss Elementary
Title I school in Nashville, TN

“My Students achieved 80% mastery of letters and sound only 26 days

We are so lucky to be partnering with Alive Studios to bring augmented reality into our classroom! The kids love seeing a new animal each day! We discuss and debate what animal it might be! Watch their reactions when the animal comes to life! This brings a whole new engagement level to our ABC BOOTCAMP! I can’t wait to show you more of how we use this amazing tool this year!”

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Case Study
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Gwinnett County Schools early reading case study

Bridget Saldana
Early Intervention Program Teacher – Kindergarten

Gwinnett County Schools
Harbins Elementary, Dacula, GA

“My scores after Zoo Keeper ABC Boot Camp were amazing! Letter and sound recognition grew 2 to 4 times within 90 days!

This program is HIGHLY engaging! I have enjoyed using a letter/sound acquisition program that gets kids excited!”

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Case Study

Anne Pfouts Reading Programs for early readers

Anne Pfouts
Kindergarten Teacher

Geneva Platt R. Spencer Elementary

“This has been a game changer in my classroom and I am beyond thrilled with the results I am seeing in using the program for a very short time.”

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Case Study