Empower3000 is a differentiated instruction program. The program, owned by Achieve3000, focuses on literacy in the English language arts, core content areas and intervention techniques.
The Empower3000 program mostly uses scaffolding teaching techniques designed to help struggling readers improve their reading scores. The readings are mostly in the form of nonfiction reading activities presented through computer programs. The reading activities help build stamina and strength for the students.
Students complete the program online. The focus is to have learners increase their ability to read, comprehend, apply and communicate information derived from complex texts. The learner gets a baseline Lexile score, and all scores are reported on Lexile levels.