Everything you need to know about the science of reading
The science of reading is the converging evidence of what matters and what works in literacy instruction, organized around models that describe how and why. It’s been accumulating for a long time, providing solid guidance on how we can better help kids learn to read with understanding. It’s here to help us better reach kids who are learning to read.
If you’re an elementary educator and have been wondering how the science of reading can inform your practice, this Best of Teach. Learn. Grow. eBook is for you. Learn about how it ties into decoding, phonics, language comprehension, and fluency, plus how assessment data can guide your efforts.View ebook
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What are digital and disciplinary literacy, and why are they so important right now? We dive into these questions with Laura B. Hansen, director of Teaching and Learning Connections at NWEA.
The essence of family literacy is that parents are supported as the first teachers of their children.” Family Literacy is the idea that long after diapers and baby steps, our children have so much to learn by watching, observing, and collaborating with trusted adults at home, particularly when it comes to building a strong foundation for reading with confidence. On this episode, we dive deeper into this idea and share the how and why of building and sustain robust family literacy practices.
On this episode, we explore literacy instruction, the science of reading, early childhood literacy, and the differences between skills-focused and knowledge-focused classrooms. Our two guests are passionate leaders in the field: Dr. Lynne Kulich, Director of Early Learning at NWEA, and Natalie Wexler, an education writer and author.