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Coming Together to Support Children’s Literacy with Kareem Weaver

Tuesday, June 27, 2023
Educator and activist Kareem Weaver talks about the science of reading movement, the importance of collective action, and more.
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Reporting on Reading With Emily Hanford

Tuesday, June 6, 2023
The journalist discusses her background as an education correspondent, her hopes for the science of reading movement, and more.
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Explicit Vocabulary Instruction Using the POSSUM Approach

Wednesday, May 31, 2023
Teach students to use phonology, orthography, syntax, semantics, understanding, and morphology in the process of learning new vocabulary words.
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The Neuroscience of Reading With Dr. G. Reid Lyon

Thursday, May 25, 2023
Esteemed reading researcher Dr. G. Reid Lyon discusses key discoveries in reading research and how these discoveries can inform teaching today.
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Read It, Say It, Hear It, Write It: Instructional Routines That Engage the Four Language Skill Areas

Tuesday, May 16, 2023
It is vital that all literacy instructional routines include synthetic and analytic practice activities that engage all four language skill areas.
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Leveraging Your Local Library’s Literacy Resources

Tuesday, May 9, 2023
Make the most of your public library’s free resources to help support literacy learning in children and teens.
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The Importance of Evidence-Based Instruction With Dr. Timothy Shanahan

Tuesday, May 2, 2023
Literacy expert talks evidence-based instruction, the science of reading movement, and advice for current educators.
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Using Assistive Technology to Address Students’ Individualized Education Program Accommodations

Tuesday, April 25, 2023
Assistive technology can meet specific literacy learning needs for children and teens struggling with reading or writing.
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Listen Up: Five Stellar Science of Reading Podcasts Worth Trying

Tuesday, April 11, 2023
These podcasts offer an entertaining and engaging way to learn more about the science of reading.
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Loving the Science of Reading With Melissa and Lori

Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Podcasters and educators Melissa Loftus and Lori Sappington talk science of reading, their favorite podcast moments, and more.
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Scope and Sequence: What Is It, and How Do Educators Use It to Guide Instruction?

Tuesday, March 21, 2023
Learn how to gain an understanding of whether a literacy program provides systematic and thorough instruction for all students.
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Putting the Science of Reading Into Policy With Dr. Kymyona Burk

Tuesday, March 7, 2023
Thoughts on the science of reading, literacy laws, and the importance of foundational reading skills.
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Embracing Translanguaging in the Classroom with Bilingual Texts

Tuesday, February 28, 2023
Using more than one language supports English learners and helps create an equitable environment.
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What Is the Science of Reading?

Tuesday, February 14, 2023
Find out why it’s important to have a common understanding of such a widely used term and take a closer look at the type of science in the science of reading.
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Drama in the Classroom: Reader’s Theatre as Fluency Practice

Tuesday, December 20, 2022
Read tips on how to implement reader’s theatre in the classroom and download free reader’s theatre scripts.