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Summer Reading Loss: Building Family Literacy to Help Students Stay Strong Over the Summer
Posted on May 27, 2021
  • Pam Austin
Tags
  • Literacy
  • Reading Rangers

Spring leads to summer, and summer usually leads to a change of routine that shifts how students interact with words, text, and all forms of literacy. Known as summer reading loss, this phenomenon affects many students—especially those who are already performing below grade-level expectations.

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Meet Them Where They Are
Posted on May 13, 2021
  • Carol Tolman
Tags
  • LETRS
  • Literacy

Truth be told, I am not a big science fiction fan, although I can appreciate those who enjoy the genre. Give me an autobiography or a research article and I’ll curl up, contented, in my airplane seat as I fly to my next Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (LETRS®) presentation—except, of course, that wasn’t possible this past year.

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The Mississippi Momentum
Posted on Apr 22, 2021
  • Antonio Fierro
Tags
  • LETRS
  • Literacy

What was supposed to have been a routine Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (LETRS®) training session ended up being anything but typical when a terrible ice storm hit the south, leaving me stranded at the Dallas/Fort Worth airport for an entire day.

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Planning Reading Intervention for Your Elementary Students
Posted on Mar 31, 2021
  • Lindsay Barrett
Tags
  • Literacy
  • Passport

Wherever learning takes place, having a plan for explicit intervention instruction makes a difference.

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Reflections on the 2019 NAEP: Where Do We Go Now?
Posted on Nov 5, 2020
  • Dr. Louisa Moats
Tags
  • Literacy
  • Mississippi
  • NAEP
  • Reading Science
  • Science of Reading

Results of the 2019 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) are in, and the picture is not pretty when it comes to fourth grade reading scores.

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Embracing the Challenge—Teaching K–5 Students to Read
Posted on Oct 29, 2020
  • Linda Hafen
Tags
  • Literacy
  • Reading Instruction
  • Reading Intervention
  • Reading Science
  • Science of Reading

Studies that emphasize both classroom instruction and supplemental intervention programs have found that all but two percent to five percent of students can learn basic reading skills in first grade, even in populations where the incidence of poor reading is very high.

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