Helpful resources for using Renaissance products during unplanned school closures

Grades 1–6+

Star Phonics

Educators can track the development of essential phonics components with skill-level insights that inform classroom instruction. Based upon the Science of Reading, Star Phonics is a web-based assessment that takes 2–3 minutes to administer and immediately reports how well students are developing phonics skills in 12 essential categories and 102 phonics skills. Curriculum alignment and diagnostic information guide instructional planning for individual students, small groups, whole classes and grades, and entire districts.

About these Star Phonics resources

Our team developed this quick list of resources and support services to save educators valuable time getting started with and using Star Phonics. Please check with your school or district Renaissance leader for more detailed information about your implementation plan.

Professional learning

Smart Start

Smart Start introductory videos and resources help educators master basic navigation and essential best practices for using Star Phonics to gain accurate insights into phonics skills development.

How-to webinars

Discover new insights and learn practical tips in free webinars that address a variety of key topics to support educators as they implement Renaissance products.

Freckle Help Articles

Help articles

These articles offer guidance and answers to commonly-asked questions about using Star Phonics.

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