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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 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 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