Reading & Literacy
Education news, analysis, and opinion about literacy, reading and writing instruction.
- 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’ learningReading & Literacy Struggling Readers Score Lower on Foundational Skills, Analysis of National Test FindsThe results paint a more detailed picture of students who are designated below basic on the National Assessment of Educational Progress.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.From breaking down barriers to equity to moving beyond skills-based instruction, this informative guide showcases the words and ideas of ...Reading & Literacy Opinion How a Bathroom Log Helped One Middle School Understand Its Literacy IssuesReading isn’t just a set of skills. Sometimes we need to explore other avenues to help us assist students to become better readers.In the white paper, Literacy PD: 10 Reasons Why It’s Essential, renowned literacy expert and author of LETRS® (Language Essentials for Te...Join Reading Plus chief research officer Janine Walker Caffrey and community manager La'Keisha Ciprian for a lively discussion about reading achievement and social-emotional learning(SEL). The presenters will talk about the relationship between reading proficiency and