Reading & Literacy
Education news, analysis, and opinion about literacy, reading and writing instruction.
- 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.Reading & Literacy Opinion The Science of Reading Should Make Room for Skepticism (Just Not for Ignorance)COVID-19 has provided us with a front-row seat to an underappreciated truth about science, writes Claude Goldenberg.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...Reading & Literacy Quiz Quiz Yourself: Where Are We With Reading? Can You Spot the Reading Truths?Quiz Yourself: Can you spot the reading truths?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 this