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Three Keys for Understanding Struggling Readers

I have long had an interest with students who struggle with reading. The term struggling reader has a long history to it. Over time, students who have academic┬áreading difficulties in school have been referred to in a number of ways including reluctant readers, struggling readers, and striving readers. When we use a term – any …

Let’s Talk About Talk

Do you ever say things like: What would a good reader/writer do? How might a good reader/writer solve this problem? Good readers/writers always do…… You’re probably thinking that you are helping your students become better readers/writers by sharing with them the strategies of what good readers/writers do. But did you know that this type of …

Welcome!

I am excited to start this blog and engage in what I think will be very exciting and rewarding work. This blog has two main purposes: (a) to share and discuss current issues in literacy research and instruction as it is relevant to educators (b) to provide insights into the work that goes on in …