Resources for Phonemic Awareness and Phonics
Unlearning Old Habits as you Switch to the Science of Teaching Reading
Chances are your school or district has moved to (or is in the process of moving towards) evidence-based reading instruction -- also known nowadays as the science of reading. And as more states begin to adopt the science of reading and even write it into state law,...
Strategies for Improving Fluency
While speed and accuracy are two factors to include when assessing fluency, fluency also includes expression, smoothness, pace and prosody. Fluent readers use their word recognition skills to read words with automaticity while also using their comprehension of the text to to add expression while they read.
Science of Teaching Reading Gift Guide!
Whether you’re shopping for other educators, treating yourself or your class to a gift, or even making suggestions to parents, we’ve got you covered with our handpicked suggestions on gifts that can support evidence-based reading instruction.
Read on for some great ideas!
The Latest Research (and Debate) on Phonological and Phonemic Awareness Instruction
Let’s talk about a recent debate in the science of reading world around phonological and phonemic awareness instruction.
The Inefficiencies of Running Records
While running records are used in elementary schools across the world to determine a student’s reading level, there are inefficiencies to this system that are often overlooked. Let’s take a look at why you may not want to use running records and what you can use instead.
Myth vs. Facts: Test Your Knowledge of Early Literacy Instruction!
Decide whether each of the following statements is a myth or a fact and then review the answers below!