Reading & Literacy
Education news, analysis, and opinion about literacy, reading and writing instruction.
- Reading & Literacy Online Summit Supporting Struggling Readers: Challenges and Strategies for EducatorsJoin fellow educators and administrators in this discussion on how to help struggling readers as they catch up on crucial literacy skills.Everyone seems to be talking about the science of reading, and with good reason. The shift towards the science of reading has uncovered major gaps in some of the most widely used programs and methodsIn this webinar, education and reading expert Stacy Hurst will provide a look at some of the biggest issues facing curriculum coordinators, administrators, and teachers working in reading education today. You will: Learn how schoolsThe ability to comprehend the written word is an essential part of the foundation of every child’s educational journey, both inside and o...A "whole child approach" to education is familiar to most educators. We recognize that students' social well-being and life outside of th...Reading & Literacy What Teachers Can Do to Help Struggling Readers Who Feel AshamedStudents who are ashamed of not being able to read on grade level tend to withdraw from class or act out, experts say.Reading & Literacy The Benefits of Intensive Tutoring for Older ReadersResearch backs high-impact tutoring for older readers. But schools face barriers including cost and staffing.Reading & Literacy How Schools Can Support Older Students Who Lag in ReadingMany older students have gaps in their foundational reading skills, limiting their ability to access grade-level work.Reading & Literacy White Characters Still Dominate Kids' Books and School Texts, Report FindsThe review comes at a time when there’s increased national attention on what children are reading in school.Reading & Literacy New Curriculum Review Gives Failing Marks to Two Popular Reading ProgramsTwo of the nation's most-used literacy programs are facing new criticism.Reading & Literacy Data More States Are Making the 'Science of Reading' a Policy PriorityFour states have passed laws requiring evidence-based instruction, and at least 18 are directing COVID relief funds to early reading.Reading & Literacy Popular Literacy Materials Get 'Science of Reading' Overhaul. But Will Teaching Change?Lucy Calkins and Jennifer Serravallo are among those releasing updates that move away from unproven techniques like three-cueing.