• Getting Reading Right

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Getting Reading Right: Part 1

What can we do differently to help our students become skilled readers? This module will explain how evidence-based reading instruction impacts a student's academic and future success. Learn about how current research has influenced effective reading practices and what changes we can make to our instruction so that it's equitable for all students.


 

Phonemic Awareness

Phonological awareness has been researched thoroughly and been established as a foundational skill essential for reading development. It is a reliable predictor of future reading success and has been shown to be missing in many struggling readers.


 

Alphabetic Principal

Our system of reading and writing is based on the alphabetic principle. This training provides information on how to develop students' understanding of the alphabetic principle in order to establish a firm foundation for reading instruction.


 

Teaching Irregular Words

Got a hot minute? Come learn a strategy on how to teach irregular words to your students in under 8 minutes. This step-by-step set of instructions will support all learners during your tier 1 instruction.


 

Effective Word Learning for Literacy Development, K-2

Research has shown a strong correlation between students' vocabulary and reading comprehension. Learn how to strengthen word learning through an effective vocabulary program.


Making Words Stick

High frequency words occur commonly in print and often prove to be the most difficult for students to learn. Learn strategies to help make these words stick so students can read the words instantly when they encounter them in text.


Closed Syllables

This module on Closed Syllables is one of a six-part series on syllabication rules that can help students decode multisyllabic words.


 

Open Syllables

This module on Open Syllables is one of a six-part series on syllabication rules that can help students decode multisyllabic words.


 

Consonant + le

This module on Consonant + le is one of a six-part series on syllabication rules that can help students decode multisyllabic words.


 

Magic e (VCe)

This module on Magic E is one of a six-part series on syllabication rules that can help students decode multisyllabic words.


 

Vowel Team Syllables

This module on vowel teams is one of a six-part series on syllabication rules that can help students decode multisyllabic words.


R-controlled

This module on R controlled is one of a six-part series on syllabication rules that can help students decode multisyllabic words.

Read it: Articles for Further Study

The Science of ReadingThe Science of Reading
Evidence for a New Era of Reading Instruction...
Hard WordsHard Words
Why aren't kids being taught to read?...
Teaching Reading Is Rocket ScienceTeaching Reading Is Rocket Science
What Expert Teachers of Reading Should Know and Be Able to Do...Read more
At a Loss for WordsAt a Loss for Words
How a flawed idea is teaching millions of kids to be poor readers...
What the Words SayWhat the Words Say
Many kids struggle with reading – and children of color are far less likely to get the help they need...Read more
READING BEHAVIORS ≠ READINGREADING BEHAVIORS ≠ READING
The Right to Read Project...
Whole-Language High JinksWhole-Language High Jinks
How to Tell When “Scientifically-Based Reading Instruction” Isn’t...


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Episode 5 - Emily Hanford


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Episode 9 - Maryanne Wolf


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Episode 10 - Jessica Hamman


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