What does Read Ahead do?
Read Ahead turns any digital content into a guided reading activity in seconds. Read this page or review this PDF for more information.
Why use Read Ahead?
Visit our Get Started page to see how readers are working towards TWICE the gains in reading comprehension and motivation.
- Block out screen distractions with a reading player
- Chunk reading passages into smaller segments
- Isolate key ideas to keep readers guessing
- Invite readers to question key idea choices
How do I create an account?
Visit the Read Ahead Sign up page and fill out the form. You will receive a Welcome Email to confirm your new account.
*OR… ask your IT director to link your class, school or district through Clever. Make it easy for everyone to use their usual login.
I think I created an account before but I don’t remember my username or password.
Search your email for a Welcome email from email@example.com. If there is an account associated with this email, we will send your username and a link to reset your password. If no username is associated with this email, please try another email address or create a new account.
I asked for a password reset but didn’t get the email.
Check your SPAM folder. Search for an email from firstname.lastname@example.org. If you can’t find the email just ask us for another one.
How do I create or edit a presentation?
Visit the Get Started page for the easy step-by-step process for creating Read Ahead presentations.
How does the Read Ahead Smart Skimmer decide which words to choose?
The Read Ahead Smart Skimmer is an artificial intelligence engine informed by:
- Cutting-edge language tagging protocols
- Expert Reading & Writing teachers
- Crowd-sourced adaptations from content experts
How do I create my own custom wordlists?
With a Pro Level subscription, you can create and import wordlists to match the needs of your users. Visit our Get Started page to see how to create, edit, import, export or save wordlists.
How do I show other people my Read Ahead presentations?
All Read Ahead presentations can be shared and viewed by anyone. With a Pro Level subscription, you can create and manage groups for privacy and collaboration. Visit our Get Started page to see how to create and manage groups.