The Kansas Reading Roadmap hopes to promote 3rd grade reading proficiency, which research has shown is a strong predictor of students' future success.
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February 16, 2014
January 30, 2014
The days when kindergarten focused on playing and finger painting may be waning, according to a new University of Virginia study, as early-learning classrooms devote significantly more attention to preparing students to read.
January 29, 2014
Pondiscio: I object less to the principle of accountability than a sloppy, ill-defined, or unfair accountability system that encourages bad practice.
January 28, 2014
Three new titles suggest ways for incorporating graphic novels, multimedia production, and other media across the curriculum.
January 27, 2014
NAEP data analyzed by the Annie E. Casey Foundation show large swaths of children not reading proficiently by 4th grade in every state.
January 27, 2014
An author makes the argument that skimming is a "crucial skill" for close literary analysis, and one that should be explicitly taught.
January 03, 2014
In this interview, Mark Malone, a music professor at William Carey University in Hattiesburg, Miss., discusses the curriculum he wrote that centers on the blues.
January 02, 2014
Kate DiCamillo will travel the country to promote the value of reading.
December 30, 2013
Early hearing skills may be a better predictor of elementary reading and spelling performance than other cognitive skills like working memory, finds a new study in Child Development.
December 04, 2013
A new survey out of the United Kingdom finds that, despite their apparent absorbtion in digital devices, young people still seem to like their books in printed form. Meanwhile, The New York Times examines the curious "staying power" of the book. Guest post by Anthony Rebora.