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Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained: The Rewards of Advanced Decoding and Vocabulary Instruction
Posted on Nov 20, 2019
  • Pam Austin
Tags
  • Literacy
  • Reading Intervention
  • Vocabulary
Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained: The Rewards of Advanced Decoding and Vocabulary Instruction

A short-term intervention like REWARDS can provide long-term effects building student confidence as they warm up to the idea of “reading to learn.” Take a look into why such an intervention would be positively impactful.

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Spooky Shadows, Socrates, and the Science of Reading: Part Two
Posted on Nov 7, 2019
  • Amanda Morgan
Tags
  • Literacy
  • Reading Intervention
Spooky Shadows, Socrates, and the Science of Reading: Part Two

The science of reading is irrefutable and can light our path. There is no room for escapism or egotism in education, especially when we are dealing with the mind and future of a child. Taking time to evaluate where we are as teachers of reading is key to taking the next step in our journey to sound literacy instruction.

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Spooky Shadows, Socrates, and the Science of Reading: Part One
Posted on Oct 30, 2019
  • Amanda Morgan
Tags
  • Literacy
  • Reading Intervention
Spooky Shadows, Socrates, and the Science of Reading: Part One

The science of reading is irrefutable and can light our path. There is no room for escapism or egotism in education, especially when we are dealing with the mind and future of a child. Taking time to evaluate where we are as teachers of reading is key to taking the next step in our journey to sound literacy instruction.

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It’s Testing Time Again: Help Students Prepare for Benchmark Assessments
Posted on Oct 2, 2019
  • Therese Pickett
Tags
  • Acadience
  • Assessment
  • Literacy
It’s Testing Time Again: Help Students Prepare for Benchmark Assessments

We have gathered some tried-and-true strategies for preparing for high-stakes assessments that can be easily incorporated into any school setting.

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Early Childhood Literacy: Summer Learning Disguised as Fun
Posted on May 22, 2019
  • Lucy Hart Paulson
Tags
  • Early Childhood
  • Literacy
  • summer
Early Childhood Literacy: Summer Learning Disguised as Fun

Summer is coming and it’s time for play. Keep literacy learning a part of each day! Word play is fun and easy to do. Think of the words for the things around you.

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The Diagnostic-Prescriptive Reading Teacher and Foundational Reading Skills
Posted on Mar 13, 2019
  • Marilyn Sprick
Tags
  • Literacy
  • Reading Intervention
The Diagnostic-Prescriptive Reading Teacher and Foundational Reading Skills

As educators, our mission is to provide all of our students with opportunities as they move into the working world. Sadly, 32 million adult Americans read below a basic level. Locked into low-wage jobs, nearly 60 percent of those with low literacy earn less than $16,000 annually. These are people who lack foundational reading skills. What can we do about this issue?

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