Tag: reading

The Power of Sports Fiction (and the Importance of Being Impeccable)

Fiction can take what seem to be ordinary situations and show us how important they can be. This one definitely changed my life for the better. The novel was a baseball story, one of...

Reading Mastery

Oakland University MAT in Reading and Language ArtsFormat: Fully OnlineLength: 2 yearsCredit hours: 32• Get experiential training through our reading/writing clinics• Learn from nationally renowned faculty• Engage in research opportunities• Develop practices for educational equity...

Reading Resources

World of ReadingFor over 30 years, World of Reading has offered hundreds of readers in a variety of languages—from Albanian to Vietnamese—from publishers worldwide. They have readers for preschool- and elementary school–aged children, middle...

A Road to Reading

We have learned the past 20 years, through cognitive science research, that over 90% of students can learn to read at grade level by third grade; however, the Nation’s Report Card in 2019 reported...

Motivate Readers Now!

No one disputes the benefits of extensive reading (ER) for students of English. There is a substantial body of evidence supporting using graded readers as an effective way...

Reading Conferences, Listening, and Identity

“I’m just thinking about if I was there right now,” says fourth-grader Zaima, her eyes sparkling as she indicates the paperback on her desk, Aisha Saeed’s Amal Unbound. “It’s about this girl called Amal....

Make the School Day Longer?

Will extra time in school help children make up for instruction lost because of the pandemic? The...

Self-Selecting Success

Reading is Fundamental (RIF), the nation’s leading voice for children’s literacy, has a simple yet effective formula for increasing reading outcomes: choice + access = engagement. Why is engagement important? Reading engagement and motivation...

The Three Elements of Reading Comprehension

We’ve all heard that when students can read on grade level by the end of grade three, their academic path forward is greatly facilitated. As a result, many states have enacted policies and testing...

National Library Week is in Full Swing

National Library Week began on April 3 and this year's theme is "Connect with Your Library." According to the American Library Association's website, this year's theme "promotes the idea that libraries are...
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