Wednesday, October 25, 2023
The Iowa Science of Reading Summit and A Novel Idea podcast connect educators through conversations about effective approaches to reading instruction.
Monday, September 11, 2023
The IRRC's new eLearning module provides an overview of the cornerstone elements of structured literacy instruction with video examples recorded in active classrooms.
Wednesday, August 23, 2023
The Instructional Recommendations Tool: Responding to FastBridge Data and the associated eLearning module offer guidance to educators interpreting student screening scores.
Monday, July 17, 2023
Learn how Spencer Community School District's universal pivot to science-of-reading-aligned literacy instruction began, what the implementation process looked like, and how the shift has impacted educators, students, caregivers, and administrators.
Friday, March 31, 2023
Children's book recommendations from IRRC staff.
Friday, February 17, 2023
Educators Lisa Hawker and Courtney Bentley were members of Iowa's first Dyslexia Specialist Endorsement cohort. Through this program, they gained valuable knowledge in working with students with dyslexia and developed a network of likeminded educators that continues to provide support and resources.
Friday, January 13, 2023
Tuesday, December 13, 2022
Our staff has 10 book recommendations with themes of fun winter activities, winter holidays, and other thought-provoking winter themes.
Monday, November 7, 2022
Will lead academic offerings and trainings, professional development, and assistive technology programs.
Friday, October 28, 2022
Our staff has 13 book recommendations with themes of fun fall activities, Halloween, and other spooky selections.
Monday, October 24, 2022
Through assistance from educators, hard work, and fierce advocacy from his mom, student with dyslexia achieves reading successes.
Thursday, August 4, 2022
YA recommendations from IRRC staff.
Thursday, May 5, 2022
The IRRC’s director since 2015, Reed made a major impact on literacy education in the state.
Thursday, October 7, 2021
Grace, 12, and Sophie, 10, are working hard to fundraise and raise dyslexia awareness.
Monday, July 26, 2021
IRRC grad student to receive mentoring, work on project during year-long experience.
Wednesday, June 9, 2021
The Iowa Reading Research Center introduces families to assistive technology that may help their children with reading and writing.
Tuesday, May 4, 2021
IRRC Graduate Student Assistant Anna Gibbs was recognized for her submission to the 2021 Graduate Student Research Paper Award.
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Two Iowa Reading Research Center student employees recognized as two of the top student employees on campus.
Monday, August 31, 2020
Dyslexia advocates are enthusiastic about teachers receiving more training and getting children the help they need.
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
New content is being developed to encourage literacy learning at home.
Tuesday, September 3, 2019
A $3.3 million study funded by the Institute of Educational Science will seek to add knowledge about evidence-based instruction in such settings.
Thursday, May 23, 2019
Three young girls go door-to-door selling cookies and starting conversations about dyslexia.
Monday, May 13, 2019
The module is available at no cost to Iowa families and other Iowa residents wanting to learn about dyslexia.
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Iowa Reading Research Center Graduate Assistant Leah Zimmerman named Hammill Institute on Disabilities Doctoral Fellow.
Friday, August 3, 2018
Literacy professional development and reading development milestones to improve literacy instruction students receive.
Friday, June 15, 2018
The Iowa Reading Research Center has been selected to serve as an external evaluator for a literacy project funded under a $27 million federal grant awarded to Kansas.
Monday, January 23, 2017
A new Iowa Reading Research Center initiative will provide expert training in literacy instruction, need-based improvement planning, and continuous support to four local education agencies in order to bring improved literacy outcomes for students facing multiple challenges.