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10647 ReadsOct. 6, 2021 | Dr. Gabi Bell
The Science of Reading: 5 Steps to Literacy Success for All Students
While there’s a huge body of research—referred to as “the science of reading”—that can guide educators on how to teach literacy effectively and improve outcomes, many educators aren’t aware of it, nor can they easily access it. In this article, I’ll share with you five steps you can take to improve literacy outcomes for your students, guided by the science of reading.
13842 ReadsAug. 9, 2021 | Steve Tardrew, Vice President of Assessment and Research
Texas District Boosts STAAR Assessment Scores for English Learners
On average, students who used Achieve3000 Literacy improved by 67 scale score points on the STAAR reading assessment from spring 2017 to spring 2018. Notably, students who completed 80 or more lessons* and who maintained an average first-try score of 75 percent or above on the embedded assessment, demonstrated the largest increase of 90 scale score points.
13641 ReadsOct. 15, 2020 | Danielle Murray, Teacher Leader, Gilbert Spruance Elementary School, PA
Differentiated Virtual Literacy Instruction for Students Learning English
In order to meet the needs of our school population, I work with staff to differentiate literacy instruction in the classroom and in virtual learning environments to ensure that our English Language Learners (ELL) are receiving appropriate...
14651 ReadsJan. 21, 2020 | John Nelson, Former Superintendent for Chula Vista Elementary School District, CA
How to Prepare All Educators to Teach English Learners
It’s essential for school-level leadership to be engaged in a continual learning cycle as well, so they can effectively provide guidance for their teachers while maintaining an eye on student performance...