PHOTO: Successful student HOTS® Celebrates 24 years of success with half-a-million disadvantaged students in grades 4-8!
Students celbrating success

Reduce the learning gap for title I
& LD students and accelerate the AYP
of subgroups after grade 3

Chances are, if your school has a significant population of disadvantaged students, you can find a number of effective programs to help these children in grades K-3—but very few for those in grades 4-8.

Indeed, if your school follows the national pattern, you probably experience the heartbreak of seeing your Title I and LD students make substantial gains in the early grades and then begin to backslide, regardless of how much extra help they receive. An exception is the Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS) program, successfully used in about 2,600 schools around the country. Read More

HOTS® Facts
HOTS is the most successful program post grade 3.
Close to 15% of HOTS Title I & LD students make honor roll.
HOTS costs
far less and produces far better gains than other computer involved programs
HOTS Software Highlights This is the best program I have found. My principals tell me that this is the most successful program they have encountered. It impacts all   
     academic areas, and improves behavior and attendance. Teachers love the program. --Dr. John Connelly, Assistant Superintent, Ellenville, New York
Brave the Wind Hangman Whale Spotters
In Brave The Wind students must learn to fly a hot air balloon using wind speed, direction and altitude. Develops metacognition skills. Hangman, a modernization of the classic where students predict words based on clues. Develops inference skills. In Whale Spotters, Students are taken on a whale watching voyage. Develops synthesis skills.
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