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Speech to Print or Print to Speech? It Makes a Difference
Posted on May 20, 2021
  • Dr. Louisa Moats
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  • LETRS
Speech to Print or Print to Speech? It Makes a Difference

Written words represent speech and language. This fundamental truth explains why reading and spelling skill depend on language abilities; why explicit teaching of sounds, words, and discourse is the most effective way to ensure that all students learn to read and write; and why we have been persistent advocates for teachers’ knowledge of language—which is the focus of Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (LETRS®).

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

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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Educational Leadership: Superheroes at the Axis of Transformation, Part 2
Posted on May 6, 2021
  • Dr. Julie Klingerman
Tags
  • Passport
  • Reading Rangers
Educational Leadership: Superheroes at the Axis of Transformation, Part 2

Although much is now known about the reading brain and what can (and should) be done to help all students reach their potential as readers and writers, the chasm between research and practice remains wide.

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Educational Leadership: Superheroes at the Axis of Transformation, Part 1
Posted on Apr 29, 2021
  • Dr. Julie Klingerman
Tags
  • LETRS
Educational Leadership: Superheroes at the Axis of Transformation, Part 1

Complete transparency: I do not have an administration certification in an official capacity. However, I do possess a unique perspective on the power and influence of those in educational leadership.

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

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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You Don’t Have To Be a Linguist to Use a Sound Wall
Posted on Apr 6, 2021
  • Dr. Mary Dahlgren
Tags
  • Phonemic Awareness
  • Sound Wall
You Don’t Have To Be a Linguist to Use a Sound Wall

The wave of implementing sound walls into classroom instruction is rolling in quickly thanks to an awareness of what the science of reading is telling us about how the brain learns to read.

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