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Correct Instructional Methodology
Great content deserves special delivery

Imagine Español is uniquely crafted to address the specific features of the Spanish language (for example, letter-sound instruction, syllable awareness, and transparent orthography). And while many Spanish-language software programs are literal translations of original English versions, Imagine Español features culturally responsive content specifically designed for young children learning to read Spanish.

  • Direct instruction and contextualized practice
  • Highly engaging and motivating content
  • Not an English translation
Spanish reading program
A Balanced Approach to Literacy
A healthy literacy and language diet

In Imagine Español, young students experience a balanced approach to literacy that includes not only phonics instruction but also comprehension and vocabulary development. Within this approach, students learn the basic building blocks of literacy as they develop critical language skills through exposure to both oral and academic vocabulary. This balanced approach to literacy is applied with correct modeling and sufficient practice. 

  • Building blocks for literacy
  • Critical language skills
  • Correct modeling and sufficient practice
Building a strong biliteracy foundation
Spanish culture in Imagine Español
A Rich Cultural Experience
A front-row seat to a rich heritage

Authentic music and art help students connect to strong cultural traditions. While standard Spanish is used for instruction, multiple accents are strategically used to expose students to the nuanced differences in the Spanish-speaking world. By highlighting the cultural and linguistic richness of Spanish-speaking countries, Imagine Español provides a more meaningful educational experience to students.

  • Authentic music and art
  • Culturally relevant themes
  • Exposure to regional accents
  • Key facts about Spanish-speaking countries
Reports for teachers, Imagine Español
Assessments and Reporting
Actionable data matters

Teachers depend on solid data to help track student progress and comprehension. With True Data™, it’s easy to generate both individual student reports and reports for the entire class. Teachers and administrators can also see usage patterns over time and determine if students have spent adequate time on the program.

  • Individual detailed reports
  • Summary reports by class
  • Usage data

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Learning paths personalized for every student

Imagine Español works well for

Elementary grades
Students will strengthen biliteracy skills within Imagine Español, featuring optional English support.
Emergent readers
Correct methodology ensures developmentally appropriate instruction for each child.
English language learners
By learning to read in Spanish first, children develop skills they will use for learning English.

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