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Common Questions About Fluency

The four most common questions about reading fluency are:<p>What is it?<br>• Why do so many struggling readers have great difficulty in becoming fluent …

Study: Students Learn Better When Lectures Come With Visual Aids

A new study suggests that giving students pertinent visual information, such as a diagram or outline, at the start of a lesson will lead to better …

Sight Words and Reading Comprehension | Sight Words: Alternative Right Brain teaching strategies

Humans think both verbally (word-thinking) and nonverbally (picture-thinking). As babies, we all start out thinking nonverbally (in pictures) with …

What Do Reading Comprehension Tests Measure? Knowledge.

Florida<p>The student constructs meaning from a wide range of texts.<p>reads text and determines the main idea or essential message, identifies relevant …

Teaching

Motivating Your Students to Read: Strategies & Resources

Teaching Strategies: Motivating Students to Read is Crucial<p>By Room 241 Team <i>•</i> September 18, 2012<p>“Reading is fundamental.” This was a slogan heard …

Teaching English Language Learners to Read

Transcript<p>Studio<p><b>Delia Pompa:</b> Hello. Welcome to this year's final show in the Reading Rockets teleconference series, Achieving Success in Reading. …

Language Learning

Literacy: How Speech-Language Pathologists Help Identify and Prevent Reading Difficulties

Speech Therapy: Language and Literacy - Podcast

Literacy program helps kids boost their confidence by reading to dogs

Dogs are always there to listen.<p>Molly and Leo, both 10-year-old Havanese dogs, have been helping children read as a part of non-profit organization …

If you have 30 extra minutes to work on literacy what would you spend it doing? Simple ways parents can help their kids read.

If you had 30 extra minutes to work on reading what would you spend it doing? I get asked this question a lot.<p>After reading with them, to them, and …

Seeking Help for a Struggling Reader: Seven Steps for Teachers

As Mrs. Templeton's first graders come to the carpet for a shared reading experience, she notices once again what a diverse group of children she has …

Fluency: Instructional Guidelines and Student Activities

Guidelines for instruction<p>Provide children with opportunities to read and reread a range of stories and informational texts by reading on their own, …

Teaching

Understanding and Assessing Fluency

Let's cut through the buzz around fluency and review what reading fluency is, why it is essential to ensure that our students have sufficient …

Teaching

Challenges for ELLs in Content Area Learning

Here some of the challenges ELLs face in content areas. These come from participants in various workshops that I have conducted around the …