4 Tips for Engaging Caregivers in Literacy

4 Tips for Engaging Caregivers in Literacy

As the effects of the recent global pandemic on students become clearer, it is evident that our students are struggling to read. The most recent NAEP results (2022) showed a significant decrease in the average reading score at both fourth and eighth grade levels,...
The Research Behind Artful Reading

The Research Behind Artful Reading

Artful Reading, when implemented with fidelity in classrooms, will improve teacher practice and effectiveness and improve student outcomes in literacy. Shanahan, in his 2010 What Works Practice Guide (IES), points to a set of  six requirements for reading...
Vocabulary Development in the Social Studies Classroom

Vocabulary Development in the Social Studies Classroom

Vocabulary Development as we know it today is entirely different from what you likely encountered in school. Today we have a much more solid grasp on how students come to understand and fluently use new words. To maximize retention, students need multiple exposures to...