Amanda Norman

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Increase Reading Comprehension with Student Blogs

As students continue to progress through school, reading material becomes increasingly more difficult while comprehension can decline. There’s a …

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ISPs

Reading Comprehension from Turtle’s Flute

Recently a demonstration of the Bookbox “Turtle’s Flute” AniBook was done in a government primary school in Pondicherry. There were about 100 …

Teaching
Teaching

Graphic Organizers for Reading Comprehension

Teach This Lesson<p>Graphic organizers help students construct meaning. The following learning tools can be used with any book and across all grade …

Common Core

What’s the Perfect Data Tool for Tracking and Developing Reading Comprehension?

Technology in School<p>What’s the Perfect Data Tool for Tracking and Developing Reading Comprehension?<p>By Melanie Stevens     Dec 17, 2015<p>Mary Jo …

An Entirely New Way to Tackle Reading Comprehension

October 15, 2015<p>Jennifer Serravallo is a literary consultant, researcher, and best-selling author of the <i>Reading Strategies Book</i> as well as other …

Teaching
Teaching

Oral morphosyntactic competence as a predictor of reading comprehension in children with specific language impairment

Abstract<p>Children with a diagnosis of specific language impairment (SLI) present impaired oral comprehension. According to the simple view of reading, …

Language Learning

How To Create Accountability Systems that Build Knowledge and Increase Reading Ability – by Robert Pondiscio

In an earlier blog entry, we encouraged state policy makers and educators to rethink what it takes to develop strong readers and the signals sent to …

Teaching

21 Anchor Charts That Teach Reading Comprehension

<i>This blog is sponsored by Questar Assessment, a K–12 assessment-solutions provider focused on building a bridge between learning and accountability.</i> …

Pedagogy

7 Ways to Help Your Child Find Meaning While Reading

Most parents understand the importance of reading with children when they are young. In fact, 18% of parents resolved to focus on reading more with …

Books

Retrieval-Based Learning: Positive Effects of Retrieval Practice in Elementary School Children

Introduction<p>Learning is often thought to occur primarily when people study and encode new material, while retrieval is often considered only a …

Neurology

EdNext Podcast: Overcoming Knowledge Deficits to Boost Reading Comprehension – by Education Next

It is often said that, of the subjects taught in school, reading is first among equals – a prerequisite for success in any other area, especially as …

Teaching

Can Listening to Music Help Your Child with Language Development and Reading Comprehension?

As an adult, you probably have preferences when it comes to listening to music while doing something that requires a lot of attention: studying for a …

Should You Read From Paper Or A Screen?

As e-books become increasingly popular, the debate over whether reading is best done on paper or screens rages (quietly) on. One 2013 study found …

eReaders