Verticy for Struggling Students

A breakthrough, research-based curriculum for students that struggle with reading, writing, or spelling in Grades 3-8


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Verticy by Calvert was introduced in 2009 as the first at-home curriculum for children with learning challenges. Educators embraced it with enthusiasm. “For our students with learning challenges, there is nothing like Calvert’s Verticy program,” says Shelly Andrus, K—8 Principal at Bonneville Online Schools in Idaho.

Built on the simple premise that children who learn differently should be taught differently, the Verticy Learning program was created by Calvert for students who struggle with reading, writing, or spelling for a variety of reasons including dyslexia or other learning challenges.

A Specialized Approach to Learning for Students with Language Learning Disabilities

Verticy can close the achievement gap by improving students’ reading skills through systematic and explicit instruction that use multi-sensory and Orton-Gillingham-based instructional strategies without formal intervention training. These researched and time-tested strategies are presented in a guided lesson format that combines texts and manipulatives.

  • Verticy is available as individual supplemental courses in Grammar/Composition, Phonics/Spelling, and Literature.
  • It can also be part of a complete curriculum when combined with Calvert Core Lessons (Science, History, Social Studies, Geography, and Art).
  • Verticy allows your students to access grade level materials for their core subjects in order to meet school and state requirements, while improving areas of deficit.

Verticy is effective for:

  • Early Intervention
  • Response to Intervention
  • Adequate Yearly Progress
  • Language Arts, Supplemental, and ELL curricular solutions
  • Special Education solutions to meet the needs of Resource Rooms, IEPs and 504 Plans

Verticy courses are offered in multiple levels of instruction, to provide maximum flexibility in pacing learning and instruction.

Verticy Intervention Options Close the Learning Gap

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