What Teachers Say About Essential Skills


“This is easily the best skill development software I have seen for kids.”

Dana Morris, Grade 1 Teacher, Portal Elementary


“I have students who would rather work on Essential Skills than go to recess. These programs teach the skills that young children need in a sequential, systematic manner. These are high quality, research and evidence-based programs.”

Sandra Crandall, Reading Specialist, Moiola Elementary


“I really love Essential Skills! I’m so grateful and happy to have found these programs. My students are always excited to use them, and I know they’re getting the skills they need. It also really helps with my lesson planning, and that makes my life a little easier. I only wish I’d known about them sooner.”

Cinthia Rodriguez, ELL Teacher, P.S. 38 Roberto Clemente


“We are seeing true progress using Essential Skills software. Teachers are seeing documented improvements with our students.”

Amy Kersten, Technology Coordinator, All Saints Catholic School


“Both sales and technical support have been very helpful and they are always courteous and patient. Essential Skills is a great company with excellent instructional software!”

Sue Pierson, Computer Lab Teacher, Oak Grove Elementary


“The programs can be individualized to meet the ability level and learning style of each student. I have noticed an improvement in my students’ performance and I use the programs to prepare the kids for testing.”

Lara Thompson, Interrelated Teacher, Fernbank Elementary


Janice Hoffman, Special Education, Stevenson Elementary School


“I have taught for a long time and the Essential Skills programs are the best that I have ever seen! The Teacher Dashboard saves a lot of administrative time and I particularly love the way that that programs pick up right where the kids have left off.”

“We have used these programs with most of the 300 students in our school and we know that they produce results.”

Dianne Patterson, Instructional Specialist, Boaz Elementary


“Essential Skills programs are like having extra helping hands in the classroom. All my students are able to work independently at their own pace and level of ability.”

Billie Freeman, Resource Teacher, Gibbs Elementary


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