Frequently Asked Questions

1. Are RES products appropriate for the regular educational classroom?
2. Can RES products be used with special needs students?
3. Do RES products support ELLs?
4. Is there an order to the way the RES products should be used in the classroom? What should I use first?
5. Can I use RES products with my state adopted reading materials?
6. Do RES products support Common Core standards?
7. Are RES products research based?

1. Are RES products appropriate for the regular educational classroom?

Yes. All RES products are designed to support a variety of learners within the regular ed classroom. Each guide includes instruction for whole and small group.

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2. Can RES products be used with special needs students?

Yes. Though most RES products are used in the regular ed classroom, RES has included, in every program, components that can be used to support special needs students. All of our products are intended for differentiated instruction to meet the learning needs of all students.

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3. Do RES products support ELLs?

Yes. All RES products include features that support academic language growth. Each RES lesson includes elements that support sheltered instruction and the development of both oral and written language.

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4. Is there an order to the way the RES products should be used in the classroom? What should I use first?

Each RES product can be used independently at any point of the instructional year. However, we have also incorporated a sequential framework for those schools that utilize a variety of RES products. Click here to see a visual of the way RES products work together.

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5. Can I use RES products with my state adopted reading materials?

Yes. All RES lessons allow teachers to use provided text or select their own from a state adopted reader, leveled texts from a literacy library, or books from the teacher’s (or school’s) personal library.

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6. Do RES products support Common Core standards?

Yes. RES does extensive research to ensure that all of our materials address Common Core standards found in most states. Please contact our office for correlation charts.

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7. Are RES products research based?

Yes. All RES products are grounded in current educational and reading research. RES also performs independent research studies to support every program.