Johnny Can Spell & Write aligns with scientific research as summarized and reported by the National Reading Panel and in such publications as Beginning Reading by Marilyn Jager Adams, Put Reading First by the National Institute for Literacy, Preventing Reading Difficulties by the National Research Council.

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Johnny Can Spell & Write Aligns with Scientifically Based Research (2002) Read how JCS-W aligns with NCLB research as reported in by the NRP and by NIFL in the documemt Put Reading First. Link
Johnny Can Spell & Write Instructional Strageties Are Research Based Teachers who implement Johnny Can Spell-Write can report that their instructional strategies and student activities align with research-based strategies for increasing student achievement as reported in Classroom Instruction that Works, Marzano, Pickering, Pollock (2001) Link
A Measuring Scale for Ability in Spelling, Leonard P. Ayres (1915) Read the research base for development of the Ayres List, the spelling word lists used in JCSpell Lesson Planner Series. Link