Reading & Literacy
Education news, analysis, and opinion about literacy, reading and writing instruction.
- SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.When K-3 students return to classrooms this fall, there will be huge gaps in foundational reading skills. Does your school or district need a plan to address learning loss and accelerate student growth? In thisReading & Literacy What the Research Says Reading on Screen vs. Print: New Analysis Thickens the Plot on Promoting ComprehensionElectronic books could boost young children's comprehension more than print, but few enhance, rather than distract, new study findsReading & Literacy Opinion The Pandemic Will Worsen Our Reading Problem. Another Outcome Is PossibleEarly learning lays the foundation for literacy. Here’s how to get young students back on track after a disrupted school year.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 Popular 'Wonders' Curriculum Shows Gaps in Alignment to Reading ResearchA new review claims that the curriculum has gaps in its alignment to reading research, and doesn't offer enough supports for teachers.Reading & Literacy Pandemic Prompts Some States to Pass Struggling 3rd GradersAs families wrestle with online learning, a pandemic economy and mental health difficulties, some states are delaying 3rd grade retention.Reading & Literacy Spotlight Spotlight on Blended Learning With a Literacy FocusIn this Spotlight, discover the successes of blended learning and more.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.This report reviews critical research about the many ways independent reading benefits literacy development and the key qualities of an e...Reading & Literacy Opinion Science of Reading Advocates Have a Messaging ProblemInvoking science isn’t all it takes to be credible, especially on a debate as charged as literacy education, writes Claude Goldenberg.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.As the access and equity divide in reading continues to grow, it is critical that we provide students with an antidote for online learning burnout. Our current circumstances have had an impact on students’ learning