Science of Reading Bulletin

 

Teaching High-Frequency Words: A Sound-Symbol Approach

The journey to becoming a proficient reader and writer begins with a solid foundation in understanding words and their structures. Traditionally, high-frequency and irregular words have been taught through memorization, a method that often falls short of promoting...

High-Impact Tips for Improving Reading Comprehension

Most of the talk around the science of reading is focused on phonemic awareness and phonics, but this only addresses one part of the reading equation. We’re going to take a look at comprehension, and some strategies you can incorporate into your reading block. Where...
Science of Reading in the News

Science of Reading in the News

Trying to keep up with all that's going on with the science of reading? Here are some news stories that have caught our eye!   A Popular Program for Teaching Kids to Read Just Took Another Hit to Its Credibility A federally funded study conducted by the University of...

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Just How Important is Handwriting Instruction?

Just How Important is Handwriting Instruction?

​When we think about literacy, handwriting instruction isn't always the first thing that comes to mind. But research shows us just how important handwriting is to both writing and reading development. The connection between handwriting and literacy When a child begins...

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