K-12 Education Success Stories

Through innovative partnerships, Pre K–12 educators are increasing post-secondary readiness, implementing next-generation learning and assessment solutions, and addressing the individual needs of all students. Read these stories about successful learners and educators across the country.

Wolf Creek Success Story Video

Success Story: Wolf Creek Public Schools and LLI

Wolf Creek Public Schools' Video Success Story describes how they support literacy with strategic approaches using LLI.


Lethbridge Public School District raises Mental Health Awareness with Well Aware program.

In Canada, only 1 out of 5 children who need mental health services receives them
— a statistic the staff at Lethbridge Public School District No. 51 are working to change with the help of Pearson’s Well Aware program.


DOCit Helps Streamline Pedagogical Documentation for Teachers

District leaders, principals and teachers from Hamilton Wentworth District School Board and St. Andrew School in the Halton Catholic School Board were all seeking ways to make pedagogical documentation easier, less time-consuming and more intuitive for teachers.

Early Learning

Helping Palliser Regional Schools in Alberta with its diversity

Palliser Regional schools serves 8,100 students – many of which are English Language Learners. The district has a mixt of rural and urban schools that are widespread and tremendously diverse.

K-6 Literacy

Helping Keewatin Patricia District School Board put Students’ Needs First

KPDSB wanted to assess, from an external and objective perspective, how it was doing in its efforts to put students first and to create a unified culture across this remote district.


Barrie North Collegiate

Educators immediately impressed with Points de Connexion French program

Unionville High School and Barrie North Secondary School teachers can now meet new curriculum requirements, embed culture in lessons and create more opportunities for students to improve their FSL skills

Grade 9 FSL

Madison's Story: Struggling Student Makes Significant Reading Gains with LLI

Madison has a number of learning challenges making it difficult to focus. With the right support this BC student has made major strides in reading.

K-4 Literacy

Pupils, teacher give new faith course an A+: Western Catholic Reporter

A Grade One teacher in Edmonton, is one of hundreds of teachers across Canada using the new curriculum and Pearson's Growing in Faith Growing in Christ in their classrooms.


Calgary District supports literacy growth for all students with LLI

Schools throughout the district report success stories of students improving their literacy skills, and positive changes to how they deliver and track student literacy support.

K-9 Literacy

Unique program connects Canadian Church, schools: The Catholic Register

The new elementary program for religious education, Growing in Faith, Growing in Christ, understands that Catholic education must have the effect of causing students to live their faith in the community.


Halton District Early reading intervention program proving very successful

An early reading intervention program is proving to be very successful in helping young students reach or even surpass grade-specific reading levels.

K-3 Literacy

Chinook Board of Education Receives Premier’s Award of Excellence

In November 2013, Chinook School Division in Saskatchewan was given an award for Innovation and Excellence in the implementation of LLI.

K-8 Literacy

Reading Success and Improvement with LLI at Branksome Hall in Toronto

30 Branksome Hall School struggling readers who received LLI supplementary instruction demonstrated accelerated progress.

K-6 Literacy

High Prairie Students See Accelerated Progress with Leveled Literacy Intervention

Data collected shows strong correlation between LLI instruction and literacy progress for 52 struggling readers in Alberta.

K-2 Literacy

Nova Scotia Students Make Great Strides Improving Reading Levels

After 102 students used LLI, 47.4% of struggling readers demonstrated a reading level at least three levels higher than their pre-LLI level over 5.6 months.

K-2 Literacy