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  • Shared Reading in the Structured Literacy Era

    Reading Rockets

    A webpage provide clarification on how to promote shared reading in the structured literacy era and how that differs from shared reading in the balanced literacy era. Included the transcription of an interview.

  • Catch Them Before They Fall: Identification and Assessment to Prevent Reading Failure in Young Children

    Reading Rockets

    A seminal article explains the assessment process and reviews the more commonly used assessment tools.

  • Teacher Practices that Impact Reading Motivation

    Reading Rockets

    An article introduces Concept-Oriented Reading Instruction (CORI) or practices to encourage engagement, educators can advance the breadth and depth of students’ reading by explicitly and systematically nourishing students’ motivations as readers.

  • Phonics and Word Recognition Instruction in Early Reading Programs: Guidelines for Children with Reading Disabilities

    Reading Rockets

    An article provides guidelines for determining the accessibility of these phonics and word recognition programs used with children with reading disabilities.

  • Establishing an Effective Reading Program

    Reading Rockets

    A Video to introduce the research-based reading instruction and discuss how schools and districts can choose the best reading programs.

  • Seven Strategies to Teach Students Text Comprehension

    Reading Rockets

    An article provides seven strategies to help language users to make sense of text. These seven strategies have research-based evidence for improving text comprehension.

  • Comprehension: Helping English Language Learners Grasp the Full Picture

    Reading Rockets

    A video discusses effective reading comprehension strategies for teaching English language learner students by two English langauge teaching experts.

  • What Research Tells Us About Reading, Comprehension, and Comprehension Instruction

    Reading Rockets

    An article explains the active process of constructing meaning, and how good readers consciously employing comprehension strategies in reading comprehension.

  • The Simple View of Reading

    Reading Rockets

    An article to provide a formula demonstrating the widely accepted view that reading has two basic components: word recognition (decoding) and language comprehension.

  • What do teachers need to know about young dual language learners with disabilities?

    The Iris Center

    A webpage to introduce measures and pratices that can help teachers to distinguish whether a child has a developmental delay or disability and collect their learning process in language learning. Included five strategies designed to address common issues.

  • Activity: Word Identification Fluency – José

    The Iris Center

    An activity to identify student’s word fluency. Included the rule to press “1” if the word is read correctly, press “0” if the word is read incorrectly. The dialects and accents should be considered as well.

  • Intensive Intervention in Reading Course: Module 7 Overview

    National Center on Intensive Intervention

    A workshop to provide strategies on how to adapt comprehension instruction to improve instructional modeling, provide practice opportunities, elicit frequent responses, and give effective feedback. Included slides and handbooks and worksheets with activities.

  • Books to Get Kids Reading

    Dyslexia Help

    Resources to encourage dyslexic children to read in areas of interest.

  • Differences in Parent-Toddler Interactions With Electronic Versus Print Books

    Reading Rockets

    Researchers examined parent-toddler verbal and nonverbal interactions when reading electronic versus print books. Results revealed that reading print books together generated more verbalizations about the story from parents and from toddlers.

  • Reading Reform Across America: A Survey of State Legislation

    Reading Rockets

    The report discusses the efforts of states to improve reading instruction, focusing on legislation enacted between 2019 and 2022. The report emphasizes the importance of aligning with evidence-based principles with scientific research to bridge the gap between reading research and practice.

  • The Impact of a Diverse Classroom Library

    Reading Rockets

    This study reveals that increasing access to diverse books in the classroom environment increases the amount of time that children spend reading, and positively impacts students’ reading scores.

  • Reading and Writing SOS: Using Technology for Reading, Writing, and Learning

    Reading Rockets

    This webpage features a series of Q&A videos where experts answer questions from families and caregivers on supporting children’s literacy. Specifically, answers on how to utilisze technology to better support children’s literacy.

  • Reading and Writing SOS: Writing

    Reading Rockets

    This webpage features a series of Q&A videos where experts answer questions from families and caregivers on supporting children’s literacy. Specifically, answers on how to actively support writing development in children’s literacy.

  • Reading and Writing SOS: Vocabulary and Comprehension

    Reading Rockets

    This webpage features a series of Q&A videos where experts answer questions from families and caregivers on supporting children’s literacy. Specifically, answers on how to actively support comprehension and vocabulary development in children’s literacy.

  • Reading and Writing SOS: Phonemic Awareness, Phonics, and Fluency

    Reading Rockets

    This webpage features a series of Q&A videos where experts answer questions from families and caregivers on supporting children’s literacy. Specifically, answers on how to actively support phonemic awareness, phonics, and fluency in children’s literacy.