This guide offers five specific recommendations to help educators identify struggling readers and implement evidence-based strategies to promote their reading achievement. Teachers and reading specialists can utilize these strategies to implement RtI and multi-tier intervention methods and frameworks at the classroom or school level. Recommendations cover how to screen students for reading problems, design a multi-tier intervention program, adjust instruction to help struggling readers, and monitor student progress.
This guide presents strategies that classroom teachers and specialists can use to increase the reading ability of adolescent students. The recommendations aim to help students gain more from their reading tasks, improve their motivation for and engagement in the learning process, and assist struggling readers who may need intensive and individualized attention.
Students who read with understanding at an early age gain access to a broader range of texts, knowledge, and educational opportunities, making early reading comprehension instruction particularly critical. This guide recommends five specific steps that teachers, reading coaches, and principals can take to successfully improve reading comprehension for young readers.
Resources on writing and reading focused on professional development, teaching writing, teaching reading, research, teacher research/inquiry, standards and assessments, policy and reform, and being a writer.
NCTE pose some professional principles that guide effective teaching: Writing grows out of many purposes; Writing is embedded in complex social relationships and their appropriate languages; Conventions of finished and edited texts are an important dimension of the relationship between writers and readers; Everyone has the capacity to write; writing can be taught; and teachers can help students become better writers; Writing has a complex relationship to talk; and Writing and reading are related.
Reading Rockets gathered together an extensive collection of resources about reading, including topical research briefs and reports, descriptions of nonprofit, state and federal literacy organizations, and a free reading guides for parents and educators.
A collection of articles from a variety of authors on the teaching of reading from The Conversation: professional editors work with university and research institute experts to unlock their knowledge for use by the wider public.
This report is intended to provide background information that will help reading specialists, education technology specialists, classroom
teachers, and special education teachers work together to understand, evaluate, and implement effective uses of technology within K-6 reading programs.
Working memory allows a person to temporarily hold and manipulate a limited amount of information. Research shows significant differences in working memory between skilled and less skilled readers. This video highlights some research-based approaches that can help those with low working memory become proficient readers.