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ReadTheory LogoWhat is it?

ReadTheory is a free educational tool that provides online reading activities, along with skill building exercises, for all ages and abilities.

How do you obtain it?

In order to create a free account, visit the website and create an account. Students will also need to create their own free accounts.

What are the benefits?

  • Allows for individualized instruction through leveled reading
  • Allows instructors to follow student progress via detailed reporting options
  • Provides readings that are aligned with Common Core State Standards
  • Allows instructors to enroll students

What are the drawbacks?

  • There is no mobile application option. However, the website is functional on a mobile device.
  • Students must have an email address to be signed up for an account.

How can ReadTheory be used in education?

  • For instructors to create individualized student reading plans
  • For instructors to allow students extra reading practice at their appropriate level
  • For instructors to find supplemental texts for the classroom
  • For students and instructors to track reading progress


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