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Hobson Selfridge, 15, reads an assignment during an English class at Southern Regional High School in Manahawkin, N.J.
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Digital Reading Poses Learning Challenges for Students

Some academics, educators, and technology vendors are pushing to minimize the distracting bells and whistles that abound in high-tech instructional materials. (May 6, 2014)

Spotlight on Reading Instruction

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Spotlight on Middle and High School Literacy

Many educators are learning that it's not just young children who need help with literacy skills.

Spotlight on Creating Readers

Reading is considered a bedrock skill in the overall process of learning.

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09/30 09:28 am | The Next Chapter | Donalyn Miller says goodbye to The Book Whisperer blog and invites you to continue thinking and learning about reading instruction.

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Developing Young Readers With CAFE Book Authors Gail Boushey and Joan Moser
In this webinar, the authors provided a brief overview of the CAFE system, and discussed a systemized approach to reading instruction.

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Getting Creative About Literacy
This issue of the Teacher PD Sourcebook aims to highlight instructional efforts that bring reading and writing to life for today's students.

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A service called Bookshare makes traditional books quickly accessible for students with certain disabilities.
November 1, 2011 - Education Week
Despite some gains in math and 8th grade reading, only about one-third of students have reached the "proficient" level on the National Assessment of Educational Progress.
November 1, 2011 - Education Week
A new study pits the common-core standards against those of California, Massachusetts, Texas, the International Baccalaureate, and a college-based set.
October 26, 2011 - Education Week
A reading tutor offers guidance on getting struggling readers on the path to success.
October 12, 2011 - Teacher PD Sourcebook
Virtual book clubs can help engage students in independent reading by giving them opportunities to stay connected beyond the classroom, says Ryan Kinser.
September 20, 2011 - Teacher
Even in the rush of today's school culture, it remains important to foster the deeper skills around listening, Diana Senechal writes.
August 30, 2011 - Education Week
In the only study of its kind, higher education faculty give high marks to the common core, but caution that some skills are absent.
August 25, 2011 - Education Week
August 8, 2011 - Education Week
New research suggests that more active approaches to reading can promote students' understanding—especially with word problems.
July 12, 2011 - Education Week
To help 3rd graders become proficient in reading, new laws and initiatives are focusing on the preschool to 2nd grade years.
June 29, 2011 | Updated: March 24, 2012 - Education Week

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