Spotlight on Literacy Instruction

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Literacy Instruction


The Education Week Spotlight on Literacy Instruction is a collection of articles hand-picked by our editors for their insights on:

  • How the Common Core affects literacy instruction
  • The impact of rising automation on adult literacy skills
  • Empowering young students to love writing
  • Finding effective solutions for struggling readers

You get the seven articles below in a downloadable PDF.

Some experts blame rising automation for a decline in adult literacy skills—all the more reason to make learning a lifetime endeavor.
September 27, 2017 – Education Week

Amid worries about digital distractions and "fake news," more than half of students scored "high" or above on a new international assessment of internet reading skills.
April 25, 2018 – Education Week

Elementary teachers should give students the freedom to find joy, take risks, and process emotions in their writing, says Emily Galle-From.
August 1, 2018 – Teacher

Teachers need to model vulnerability before students can feel comfortable sharing personal stories, writes David Rockower.
June 20, 2018 – Teacher

Kyle Redford writes that when weighing whether to use audiobooks, especially with struggling readers, teachers should ask themselves: What is reading?
March 7, 2018 – Education Week

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