Literacy Across the Curriculum

ThinkCERCA for Ohio Educators

Help your students achieve 2 years of reading growth with ThinkCERCA’s personalized literacy platform for ELA, social studies, science, and math.

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What We Provide

Standards-Aligned Curriculum

Count on a comprehensive curriculum aligned to Ohio’s Learning Standards.

Designed by master teachers and nationally recognized literacy experts, our curriculum is built upon proven methods for developing students’ language and literacy skills. Our lessons include a range of close reading, academic writing, direct instruction, and additional skills practice lessons to meet the demands of Ohio’s Learning Standards.

Key Skills & Concepts

Teach foundational language and literacy skills.

Through direct instruction and self-guided lessons, students are introduced to and practice the underlying skills needed to master literacy. These lessons cover key concepts and vocabulary related to oral language, reading comprehension, organizational structures, argumentation, and more. Additionally, our professional learning provides the support to help all educators – regardless of subject area – teach literacy.

Rigorous Instruction

Build up strong readers, writers, and thinkers.

Our lessons — centered around engaging topics like personal identity and catalysts for change — walk students through the process of analyzing texts to construct cohesive academic writings. These differentiated lessons provide access to equitable educational opportunities for students at all levels.

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Why ThinkCERCA?

We're here to help Ohio educators spark courageous thinking inside their classrooms. With ThinkCERCA, students develop the high-level literacy skills needed for 21st-century success.


Product Demo

Discover how our personalized literacy platform teaches students how to read, write, and think critically while also saving teachers valuable classroom and prep time.


Research and Results

ThinkCERCA is built upon an ever-growing body of research that confirms reading, writing, and argumentation help students become college- and career-ready.

Curriculum & Platform Features

Rigorous curriculum and easy-to-use tools for powering the best critical thinking instruction.


Curriculum library aligned to Ohio's Learning Standards


Benchmark assessments and robust data to track performance


Argumentative, informational, 
and narrative essay writing


Built-in differentiation tools 
for auto-assigning lessons and skills exercises


Leveled texts and multimedia with content-specific vocabulary for grades 3-12


ELD supports and highlighting, annotating, and audio features

"The CERCA Framework allows for thoughtful learning that is as close to '100% engaged, 100% of the time' as I’ve seen. The topics of texts connect to students’ interests and provide endless opportunities for groupings and discussions that help students stay invested, even during long periods."

Ann Whitehair
8th Grade ELA Teacher

Oakwood Junior High School
Oakwood, OH

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Contact Our Ohio Partnerships Team

Get in touch with our team to schedule a demo or learn more about ThinkCERCA.