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10 Reasons Why Teaching Literacy is Like Riding a Bike
  • eBook
Tags
  • LETRS
  • Literacy
  • Professional Development
10 Reasons Why Teaching Literacy is Like Riding a Bike

Like learning to ride a bicycle, effective reading instruction requires essential skills and a solid foundation to propel teachers and students along the literacy journey.

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Do Your Teachers Need Their Reading Endorsed?
  • Video
Tags
  • LETRS
  • Professional Development
Do Your Teachers Need Their Reading Endorsed?

Students need teachers who know how to teach the foundational skills of reading. Designed to be the cornerstone of a multiyear, systemic literacy improvement initiative, educators in Newcastle, Wyoming are using LETRS® (Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling) as their comprehensive professional development course for instructors of language and literacy. Hear their story and learn why LETRS is the only literacy professional development course backed by more than 30 years of evidence-based scientific research.

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Programs that Support Structured Literacy
  • Overview
Tags
  • Dyslexia
  • Reading Intervention
  • Structured Literacy
  • Struggling Readers
Programs that Support Structured Literacy

Structured Literacy addresses all of the essential components of reading, plus oral language and writing and is the approach endorsed by the International Dyslexia Association’s Board of Directors. These solutions from Voyager Sopris Learning align with the principles outlined within a Structured Literacy approach.

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Successful Intervention Builds Student Success: Applying the Many Layers of Structured Literacy and Reading Research for Struggling K-5 Students
  • Success Story
  • White Paper
Tags
  • Dyslexia
  • elementary
  • Reading Intervention
  • Structured Literacy
Successful Intervention Builds Student Success: Applying the Many Layers of Structured Literacy and Reading Research for Struggling K-5 Students

Educators understand that in order to build success, there must be a clear pathway toward that end goal. This paper serves to highlight the path to success for our most struggling readers.

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Voyager Passport Overview
  • Overview
Tags
  • Literacy
  • Professional Development
Voyager Passport Overview

Voyager Passport can be used with any core reading curriculum you're currently using, making it the only reading intervention program you'll need this school year. 

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Dyslexia Screening and the Use of Acadience Reading
  • White Paper
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  • Assessment
  • Dyslexia
  • Literacy
Dyslexia Screening and the Use of Acadience Reading

Acadience Reading provides one of the best methods of identifying students who are at risk for early reading difficulties, including dyslexia, monitoring those students to determine whether they remain at risk, and identifying students who are not making adequate progress and should be referred for further assessment. 

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K–3 Literacy-Success Levels Soar in Ohio District After Educators Turn to LETRS
  • Case Study
  • Success Story
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  • LETRS
  • Professional Development
K–3 Literacy-Success Levels Soar in Ohio District After Educators Turn to LETRS

When Niles City Schools (NCS) educators saw K–3 literacy scores for the 2015–2016 school year graded as “D” on the State of Ohio report card, district leaders considered it a catalyst for change.

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Literacy Levels Soar at Louisiana Elementary Schools
  • Case Study
Tags
  • LETRS
  • Literacy
  • Professional Development
Literacy Levels Soar at Louisiana Elementary Schools

In a district-wide effort to boost teachers’ foundational reading instructional skills, administrators at Rapides Parish launched a concerted effort to find a solution.

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Webinar: Louisa Moats Close Encounters with Students' Spelling: What They Tell Us About Language Learning
  • Webinar
Tags
  • Literacy
  • Spelling
Webinar: Louisa Moats Close Encounters with Students' Spelling: What They Tell Us About Language Learning

When they write and spell, students show us what they know and believe about spoken and written language. If we, as educators, look with an informed eye, we can readily see what needs to be taught and what that student needs to learn. Join us for this enlightening presentation during which Dr. Louisa Moats will share her unique insight and expertise as we take a close look at writing samples and explore what they tell us about students’ instructional needs.

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