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When Older Students Can't Read

By: Louisa Moats<p>Since 1996, state and federal reading initiatives have focused on the problem of reading failure at kindergarten and the primary …

Pedagogy

Misunderstood Minds . Basics of Reading| PBS

Basics of Reading<p>The seemingly simple task of reading is anything but simple. The moment our eyes fall on a word, a complex set of processes -- …

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 …

Give Struggling Readers the Specific Kinds of Support They Need | Adolescent Literacy 101

References<p>Click the "References" link above to hide these references.<p>ACT (2006). <i>Reading</i> <i>between the lines: What the ACT reveals about college</i> …

Phonics Instruction for Older Students? Just Say No - Educational Leadership

In response to the National Reading Panel report (2000), it appears that weighty decisions to bombard struggling readers with phonemic awareness and …

A Practice Brief: Effective Instruction For Adolescent Struggling Readers | Center for Development and Learning

January 1, 2008<p>By the Center on Instruction<p><b>Introduction</b><p><b>A Call for Effective Adolescent Literacy Practices</b><p>One in four students in grades four through …

When High School Students Struggle with Textbook Reading

Although many content area teachers use a variety of texts in their classrooms, such as newspapers, articles, digital texts, and primary sources, …