Students who are far from reading on grade level should not be expected to meet the higher expectations of the Common Core State Standards in a year or two, said literacy expert David Liben.
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May 28, 2015
May 14, 2015
Summer reading loss was not only stopped, but turned around among low-income students in a two-year study of a program developed by Reading is Fundamental that gave away hundreds of thousands of books.
May 14, 2015
The leap from decoding to fluent reading for many students is huge.
May 12, 2015
Many students involved in the national study avoided summer learning loss and in some cases, showed reading improvement between spring and fall.
April 30, 2015
Today at a library in southeast Washington, President Barack Obama announced that major book publishers have committed to making 10,000 e-books, worth a total of about $250 million, freely available to students.
April 28, 2015
The Common Core State Standards require students to "read emergent-reader texts with purpose and understanding" by the end of kindergarten. How different is that from previous standards?
April 22, 2015
High school English teacher Sarah Brown Wessling challenges her students' thinking by having them apply their knowledge of a text and create a prototype of a person who pushes the limits.
April 20, 2015
Four pending studies presented at AERA offer surprising findings and a nuanced look at the use of iPads and e-readers with young children.
April 17, 2015
Fewer than 4 percent of students in a new study displayed the skills to effectively evaluate the reliability and credibility of online science information.
April 15, 2015
A preview of the jargon-filled annual conference of the American Educational Research Association, written at a 5th-grade reading level.