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Vocabulary Instruction: Strategies for the Classroom
Posted on Apr 21, 2022
  • Hannah Irion-Frake
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  • Voyager Passport
Vocabulary Instruction: Strategies for the Classroom

Once a student has learned the alphabetic code, their vocabulary knowledge is the strongest predictor of reading comprehension.

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Learning Is Not a Spectator Sport: Essentials of Active Participation
Posted on Mar 31, 2022
  • Dr. Anita Archer
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  • REWARDS
Learning Is Not a Spectator Sport: Essentials of Active Participation

When educators ask, what is the one action we can take to improve student learning, my answer is universal no matter the grade level or domain.

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The Science of Writing: 8 Routines
Posted on Mar 16, 2022
  • Dr. Leslie Laud
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  • Step Up to Writing
The Science of Writing: 8 Routines

At present, only 24% of the students in our nation write proficiently. Yet, a powerful, little-known evidence-based science of writing exists!

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The Teaching of Reading: Why Structured Literacy Matters
Posted on Feb 23, 2022
  • John Alexander, M.Ed.
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  • LANGUAGE Live
The Teaching of Reading: Why Structured Literacy Matters

Let’s look at the English Learner through a linguistic lens and consider two different constructs: language acquisition and literacy development. These two are independent constructs with their own characteristics and phases of development.

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Aligning Assessment to Meet Schoolwide Literacy Needs
Posted on Feb 9, 2022
  • Dr. Kelly A. Powell-Smith
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  • Acadience
Aligning Assessment to Meet Schoolwide Literacy Needs

It is not enough for assessments to be designed for a specific purpose and technically adequate (i.e., reliability and validity in the traditional sense).

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Middle School English Language Learners: Mindful and Strategic Instruction
Posted on Jan 13, 2022
  • Dr. Antonio Fierro
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  • LANGUAGE Live
Middle School English Language Learners: Mindful and Strategic Instruction

Let’s look at the English Learner through a linguistic lens and consider two different constructs: language acquisition and literacy development. These two are independent constructs with their own characteristics and phases of development.

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