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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, …

Teaching

Teaching Teens Who Struggle With Reading: What Can Help

Even when they’ve mastered the basics, kids who struggle with reading can feel new frustration as they move up in school. They might have trouble …

Teaching

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> …

Fluency Resources for Struggling High School Readers

Webpage by education researcher Tim Rasinski. Includes fluency assessments and instructional strategies for teachers.

Worldwide literacy statistics

Best Practices: High School Reading Strategies

Struggling High School Readers: a Solution that Works

Understanding Your Child’s Trouble With Reading

If your child has trouble reading, it can impact a lot more than schoolwork. It can also affect his self-esteem and social life. A common cause of …

Disrupting Thinking: Why How We Read Matters | On Our Minds

Kylene Beers and Robert E. Probst are trying to change how we read. In their new book, <i>Disrupting Thinking: Why</i> How <i>We Read Matters</i>, the award-winning …

Education

Inside the Brain of a Struggling Reader [Infographic]

When a child struggles to learn to read, we often look to social or economic factors, access to books, or the home environment for an explanation. …

Best Practices in Planning Interventions for Students With Reading Problems

Overview<p>The majority of students who are referred for academic concerns and/or have been identified as having a specific learning disability have …

Pedagogy

Vocabulary Paint Chips

4b<p>Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grades 11-12 reading and content, choosing flexibly …

Phonics Instruction for Middle and High School ELLs

I recently had the opportunity to teach summer school, and two of my sixth-grade students barely read at a first-grade level. This was very …

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 …

Empowering Teachers

What does an intensive reading class look like at the secondary level?

Students entering the upper grades who are not reading on grade level have a variety of reading intervention needs. No single program or strategy can …

Identifying Texts Worth Reading

• What do you think makes a text worth reading?<br>• What are window texts and mirror texts?<br>• What is useful about reading and discussing texts with other …

Teaching

Informational Texts: Reading for Inquiry

1a<p>Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about grade 2 topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.<p><b>a.</b> …

Teaching

What Works in Fluency Instruction