Spotlight on Creating Readers

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On Creating Readers


The Education Week Spotlight on Creating Readers is a collection of articles hand-picked by our editors including insights on:

  • Coaching teachers to boost student’s reading skills
  • Using e-readers with dyslexic students
  • Teaching literacy skills with video and interactive games
  • Measuring the impact of the “Striving Readers” program
  • Achieving full literacy with response to intervention (RTI)

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A study of the Literacy Collaborative approach to instruction finds that putting reading coaches in schools can yield strong gains.
May 4, 2010 | Updated: March 23, 2012 - Education Week

But the jury is still out on the impact those digital tools are having on helping students with reading disabilities.
October 15, 2010 - Digital Directions

Low-income preschoolers taught with video and games from educational programs made progress in early literacy skills, a study has found.
October 14, 2009 | Updated: April 4, 2012 - Education Week

Striving Readers, which the Obama administration wants to expand, has not shown impressive student-achievement results so far.
October 9, 2009 - Education Week

If America wants widespread literacy, it has to address the social, economic, physical, and behavioral factors that prevent the most vulnerable from learning how to read, Rhonda H. Lauer writes.
May 21, 2010 - Education Week

Early-reading expert Richard Allington believes response to intervention is possibly "our last, best hope" for achieving full literacy in the United States. So why does he sound so unhopeful?
April 9, 2010 - Teacher

Teaching students to love reading is the key to academic success, says teacher Ariel Sacks.
March 10, 2010 - Teacher (Web)

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