Introduction to the Science of Reading

Thanks to the input of over 100 educators, this presentation is now available free for you to use to introduce others to better reading outcomes.

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   Materials to enhance your use of the presentation

List of Additional Resources

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Structured Literacy & Balanced Literacy Comparison

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Discussion Guide

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Assessment Audit

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Structured v Typical Literacy Checklist

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Suggested Reading List

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Reading Science Survey

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Introduction PDF

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3-Minute Introduction to the Science of Reading

This video was made in response to the need to present in a very short amount of time, such as at a board meeting. The script is below.

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Introduce Parents to the Science of Reading

 

Parent Materials

Assessment for Struggling Readers

Connect the essential foundational skills that support reading comprehension to the purposes of assessment with one common reading assessment tool.

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Weighing the Hog Doesn't Make it Fatter

Progress Monitoring is a powerful instructional tool. But simply putting dots on a graph isn’t the important part. Students could be monitored every day and reading skills won’t necessarily improve. Student performance increases when looking at the graph causes changes to instruction.

Progress Monitoring Q&A

Effective Tier 1 Instruction Checklist

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My Triangle is Upside Down

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Teaching Reading and Spelling

Skill Sequence

Read Aloud Routine

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