Mathematics Algebra 1 Is a Turning Point. Here’s How to Help Incoming Students
Targeted support is especially urgent in Algebra 1, experts say; the class is a gatekeeper to higher level mathematics.
Reading & Literacy Is the Bottom Falling Out for Readers Who Struggle the Most?
A growing proportion of 4th and 8th graders read at the lowest level on national tests. Experts are working to understand why.
Reading & Literacy Spotlight Spotlight on Blended Learning With a Literacy Focus
In this Spotlight, discover the successes of blended learning and more.
Reading & Literacy Struggling Readers Score Lower on Foundational Skills, Analysis of National Test Finds
The results paint a more detailed picture of students who are designated below basic on the National Assessment of Educational Progress.
Reading & Literacy Opinion How a Bathroom Log Helped One Middle School Understand Its Literacy Issues
Reading isn’t just a set of skills. Sometimes we need to explore other avenues to help us assist students to become better readers.
Reading & Literacy Advocates for Science-Based Reading Instruction Worry California Plan Sends the Wrong Message
California, which has a mixed history when it comes to evidence-based reading instruction, has a plan to use federal funds for literacy programs that some say are out of sync with the science.
English-Language Learners Study: Repeating 3rd Grade Could Help Struggling English-Learners
New research shows that requiring struggling English-learners to repeat 3rd grade could boost their academic trajectories, helping them learn English faster and take more advanced classes once they reach middle and high school.
Student Well-Being Can Buddy Reading With a Bot Help Struggling Students?
A new study in the journal Science Robotics suggests social robots can join the ranks of successful study buddies.
Reading & Literacy Quiz Quiz Yourself: How Much Do You Know About Struggling Readers?
Quiz Yourself: How are schools helping students who are reading below grade level and how can math and reading interventions go together?
Student Achievement Quiz Quiz Yourself: How Are Schools Helping Struggling Learners?
Quiz yourself about Response to Intervention and the Every Student Succeeds Act's impact on students with disabilities!
Reading & Literacy Opinion The Importance of Real Reading for Resistant Readers
Meaghan Hanrahan Dobson, an English teacher at an alternative high school, says schools do a disservice to struggling students by denying them opportunities for authentic reading experiences.