Spotlight on Literacy Instruction

Education Week Spotlight Series Download PDF

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

Most Popular Stories

Viewed

Emailed

Recommended

Commented

Sponsor Insights

Free Ebook: How to Implement a Coding Program in Schools

Successful Intervention Builds Student Success

Effective Ways to Support Students with Dyslexia

Stop cobbling together your EdTech

Integrate Science and ELA with Informational Text

Can self-efficacy impact growth for ELLs?

Disruptive Tech Integration for Meaningful Learning

Building Community for Social Good

5 Resources on the Power of Interoperability from Unified Edtech

New campaign for UN World Teachers Day

5 Game-Changers in Today’s Digital Learning Platforms

Hiding in Plain Sight - 7 Common Signs of Dyslexia in the Classroom

The research: Reading Benchmark Assessments

Shifting Mindsets: A Guide for Training Paraeducators to Think Differently About Challenging Behavior

All Students Are Language Learners: The Imagine Learning Language Advantage™

Shifting Mindsets: A Guide for Training Paraeducators to Think Differently About Challenging Behavior

How to Support All Students with Equitable Pathways

2019 K-12 Digital Content Report

3-D Learning & Assessment for K–5 Science

Climate Change, LGBTQ Issues, Politics & Race: Instructional Materials for Teaching Complex Topics

Closing the Science Achievement Gap

Evidence-based Coaching: Key Driver(s) of Scalable Improvement District-Wide

Advancing Literacy with Large Print

Research Sheds New Light on the Reading Brain

Tips for Supporting English Learners Through Personalized Approaches

Student Engagement Lessons from 3 Successful Districts

Response to Intervention Centered on Student Learning

The Nonnegotiable Attributes of Effective Feedback

SEE MORE Insights >