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Why Putting the 'Science of Reading' Into Practice Is So Challenging
Philosophical disagreements, a rushed rollout, and a lack of ready-to-use materials have complicated one state's journey.
Reading & Literacy Q&A How to Build Better Small-Group Reading Instruction
Reading expert Matthew Burns answers questions about how to rev up classroom reading groups.
Reading & Literacy Listen: A Principal Reflects on Shifting to the 'Science of Reading'
Why is changing instructional practice so hard? 3 takeaways from EdWeek's Twitter Spaces discussion with a school leader.
Reading & Literacy Can a TV Show Really Help Kids Develop Reading Skills? What a New Study Says
New research shows that the PBS show "Molly of Denali" builds students' ability to read and use informational text.
Reading & Literacy Webinar A Roadmap to Multisensory Early Literacy Instruction: Accelerate Growth for All Students
How can you develop key literacy skills with a diverse range of learners? Explore best practices and tips to meet the needs of all students.
Reading & Literacy Quiz Quiz Yourself: How Much Do You Know About Literacy?
Answer 7 questions about literacy.
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What works in teaching reading? Dr. D. Ray Reutzel clarifies topics around the Science of Reading and choosing an evidence-based reading ...
English-Language Learners Webinar The Science of Reading and Multilingual Learners: What Educators Need to Know
Join experts in reading science and multilingual literacy to discuss what the latest research means for multilingual learners in classrooms adopting a science of reading-based approach.
Reading & Literacy 5 Insights on Getting the ‘Science of Reading’ Into Classrooms
Here are 5 things to know from EdWeek's reporting on the national movement to overhaul reading instruction.
Professional Development Video What is LETRS? How One PD Program is Dominating ‘Science of Reading’ Efforts
A professional development program based on the science of reading has exploded in popularity, but does it work?
Reading & Literacy Tracker Which States Have Passed 'Science of Reading' Laws? What's in Them?
Education Week tracks which states mandate that schools use evidence-based methods to teach young students how to read.
Reading & Literacy Project What Is LETRS? Why One Training Is Dominating 'Science of Reading' Efforts
The intensive, expensive teacher training has boomed—but what does it include? And does it work?