Reading & Literacy
Education news, analysis, and opinion about literacy, reading and writing instruction.
- Reading & Literacy Opinion Teachers, More Than Programs, Make for Great Reading InstructionLet's focus on specific teaching practices, not confusing labels like "balanced literacy," write Irene C. Fountas and Gay Su Pinnell.Reading & Literacy Creator of 1619 Project Launching After-School Literacy ProgramThe 1619 Freedom School, led by journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones, will make its curriculum a free online resource in 2022.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 whitepaper outlines strategies to apply systematic, explicit literacy instruction that nurtures proficient readers.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.In this whitepaper, Curriculum Associates National Director Kandra James explores how scaffolding, the use of instructional techniques an...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.Structured Literacy is instruction that’s informed by the science of reading. Read this white paper from Lexia® Learning: Structured Lite...Reading & Literacy Quiz Quiz Yourself: Where Are We With Reading? Can You Spot the Reading Truths?Quiz Yourself: Can you spot the reading truths?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.