About Ohio Solutions

In support of the Third-Grade Reading Guarantee and the Ohio Improvement Process, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt offers high-quality, proven solutions on which you can rely. As standards and technologies evolve, we will adapt our programs so that teachers continue to maximize the effectiveness of their efforts.

Four Components of Effective Education

Our instructional materials support the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and have four components.

1. Assess Effectively and Efficiently

  • easyCBM™—Diagnostic/Prescriptive
  • Iowa Assessments™—Baseline and Growth

2. Teach with Scientific Research-based Journeys Common Core

  • Fully Support the Common Core State Standards
  • Assess to Inform Instruction and Monitor Student Progress
  • Intervene to Ensure Success for Struggling Readers

3. Intervene to Prevent Failure

  • Tier II—Journeys Write-In Readers

4. Evaluate Student Growth with Iowa Assessments

  • Create Summative Assessments
  • Track Student Progress
  • Support Teacher Evaluation