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Research Article of the Month: February 2024

Thursday, February 29, 2024
Erbeli et al. (2024) examine the optimal amount of phonemic awareness instruction for kindergarten through first-grade students.
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Meeting Students' Needs With Iowa's Continuous Improvement Framework and Process

Wednesday, February 14, 2024
Iowa's Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) and Continuous Improvement Process (CIP) help educators and districts identify needs and make decisions.
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Research Article of the Month: January 2024

Wednesday, January 31, 2024
Thomas & January (2021) investigate two universal screeners, MAP and STEP, and evaluate their ability to predict student performance on an end-of-the-year state assessment.
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Research Article of the Month: December 2023

Thursday, December 28, 2023
Through this meta-analysis, Burns et al., (2023) evaluate the components of the Active View of Reading.
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Research Article of the Month: November 2023

Thursday, November 30, 2023
This meta-analysis by Rehfeld et al. (2022) uncovers the effects of phonemic awareness instruction for students suspected of having a reading disability.
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The Benefits of Poetry Reading

Monday, November 13, 2023
This guide provides a recommendation list of novels in verse for students in grades 5-12.
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Research Article of the Month: October 2023

Monday, October 30, 2023
We highlight the findings of the scientific review article “Reading Comprehension: Core Components and Processes.”
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Where Have All the Spelling Lists Gone?

Tuesday, October 24, 2023
Well-designed spelling lists can support your students’ literacy development. Despite how commonplace spell check and other writing tools have become, explicit spelling instruction is still an important practice.
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Breaking Assistive Technology Myths

Tuesday, October 17, 2023
Assistive technology can allow students to fully realize their academic potential, but there are many misconceptions about it. Let’s review some common myths about AT!
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IRRC Resources to Support Teachers Using FastBridge

Tuesday, September 12, 2023
The IRRC’s new eLearning module and instructional recommendations tool can support teachers as they make instructional decisions based on universal screening data.
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Getting Ready for a New School Year with Assistive Technology

Tuesday, August 22, 2023
Follow this four-step guide to successfully implement assistive technology into your children's toolbox.
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Introducing Our Caregivers Resource Hub

Thursday, August 17, 2023
The IRRC's Caregivers Resource Hub contains eLearning modules and resources families can use to support their children's literacy development.