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    The Science of Reading

    March 28, 2022

    The Science of Reading The science of reading teaching is an extensively researched field of study. The Science of Reading, shortened in the field to SoR has been debated for nearly a hundred years, as organized school curricula began to be developed and approved. What is the Science of Reading The Science of Reading is… Continue reading The Science of Reading

    Scope and Sequence Unit 2

    March 28, 2022

    Reading Teacher Scope and Sequence Unit 2 We strongly recommend the program be read in order because the sounds and words in each book build upon those learned in previous books. It is important that students master each book before moving on to the next book. If you are looking for previous units scope &… Continue reading Scope and Sequence Unit 2

    Phonics Reading Program

    March 28, 2022

    Phonics Reading Program Phonics reading programs are the foundation of how children learn to read. It’s exciting for young readers to begin sounding out words; it’s like a new world is opening up for them. These things will become the building blocks to reading and forming sentences. Building solid skills is the key for children… Continue reading Phonics Reading Program

    Science Based Online Reading Programs

    March 28, 2022

    Online Reading Program Children learn things quickly and grasp the new concepts if parents, teachers, or mentors accompany them. At least 40% of the children struggle with reading skills. Therefore, it is the need of an hour to invest time, energy, and money at an early stage. This will also help them in overcoming hurdles… Continue reading Science Based Online Reading Programs

    What is Phonological Awareness and Why is it Important?

    March 28, 2022

    What Is Phonological Awareness and Why Is It Important? The ability to recognize sounds and how they form words is known as phonological awareness. In other words, phonological awareness is the ability to work with sounds in spoken language. Having good phonological awareness allows children to play around with sounds and understand how they come… Continue reading What is Phonological Awareness and Why is it Important?

    What Teachers Should Know About the Science of Reading

    March 28, 2022

    What Teachers Should Know About the Science of Reading Over 25 million children in the US cannot read proficiently. Reading difficulties are most common in children with ADHD and dyslexia. Learning to read is a complex process, and structured literacy is a comprehensive approach to literacy instruction that is effective for all students but essential… Continue reading What Teachers Should Know About the Science of Reading

    Ways to Help Struggling Readers

    March 28, 2022

    Ways to Help Struggling Readers Tired of Googling, “How can I help my struggling reader at home?” Don’t worry, we have got you covered!   Over 10 million children around the world have difficulties learning to read. The number is huge, but that doesn’t mean that struggling readers can’t overcome their difficulties. Around 90% to… Continue reading Ways to Help Struggling Readers

    Benefits of Using Sight Words

    March 28, 2022

    Benefits of Using Sight Words With all the diverse approaches at our disposal today, it can be challenging to opt for tactics and activities that are best designed to help kids become confident, fluent readers. To compound the situation, children, parents, and instructors are all heavily overworked! As an adult immersed in the hustle and… Continue reading Benefits of Using Sight Words

    How are Decodables different from Leveled Reading

    March 28, 2022

    How are Decodables different from Leveled Reading   An article published in The Elementary School Journal (2014) by Murray et al examined the impact of the first 10 levels of 1st Grade versions of these two types of readers (books). Table 1 below summarizes how the decodable and the leveled readers varied in terms of… Continue reading How are Decodables different from Leveled Reading

    How to Choose the Best Decodable Readers for Your Students

    March 21, 2022

    How to Choose the Best Decodable Readers for Your Students In a classroom of varied reading levels, decodable readers are the smartest choice any educator can make. Yet in light of the “literacy crisis” recently coined by the New York Times, it can be difficult to decide when – and how – to introduce decodables… Continue reading How to Choose the Best Decodable Readers for Your Students

    Science of Reading in Action: 3 Impacts of Early Literacy Funding in a CA Elementary School

    March 15, 2022

    Science of Reading in Action: 3 Impacts of Early Literacy Funding in a CA Elementary School National reading assessments continue to show the toll of COVID-19 learning loss, with some suggesting almost 4 months of reading learning loss as of July 2021. At Nystrom Elementary, a Bay Area School in CA, new funding from the… Continue reading Science of Reading in Action: 3 Impacts of Early Literacy Funding in a CA Elementary School