Resources for Text-dependent Instruction

Science of Teaching Reading Gift Guide!
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 Inefficiencies of Running Records
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.

Seven Strategies to Scaffold Grade-Level Texts
Seven Strategies to Scaffold Grade-Level Texts

We know students need exposure to grade-level texts on a regular basis, but how does this work for students who are reading below grade level? How can we structure lessons in a way that leads to a constructive, joyful challenge, rather than a frustrating learning...

Simple Ideas for Text-based Virtual Lessons
Simple Ideas for Text-based Virtual Lessons

Our virtual instruction one-pager has simple, easy-to-implement suggestions for synchronous and asynchronous learning -- it's perfect for those who may be new to remote instruction or want ideas on how to implement text-dependent instruction in the remote setting....

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