What should you do when you hear those words no teacher wants to hear from a student? “I HATE READING!” We asked for advice on changing reluctant readers.
Traditionally, audiobooks have been used in the classroom to help students with visual impairments or learning disabilities such as dyslexia. Now, however, experts are realizing the power of audiobook
Sometimes, the power we have as educators is astounding. The right words at the right time can inspire a student to pick up a book and fall in love with reading. At the same time, a seemingly harmless
Brain differences also play a crucial role in the challenges faced by struggling readers. Download our struggling readers infographic and learn about intervention strategies.
This is the second blog in the Helping Kids Who Struggle With Reading and Math blog series, sponsored by Lindamood-Bell. For some kids, learning to read comes naturally. For others, it’s a challenge.
Choice. The number one thing all the students I have polled through the years want the most when it comes to reading. No matter how I phrase the question, this answer in all of its versions is alw…
Pique students' interest and excitement about informational reading by focusing their attention on how to use what they're learning rather than on how they're reading.
Is your high school student struggling with reading comprehension? Sharpen her skills with these 5 strategies to help her engage with texts.
By Irene Fountas, Author and Founder/Director of the Center for Reading Recovery and Literacy Collaborative The following are some guiding principles from Irene Fountas that may help you get more p…
Learning centers, also known as stations at the secondary level, are ideal activities to use to bring movement into your middle school or high school classroom. Find out how to implement stations on y
There is so much focus on teaching students the basics at the elementary level. Sadly, there are so many high school students who h...
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Read aloud isn't just for little kids.
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I teach reading at a pretty run-of-the-mill high school. I am in my tenth year as a teacher, but this is my first go at teaching reading to high school students. Students in my classes are usually two
AdLit.org offers resources (articles, research, teaching strategies, book recommendations) for parents and educators of struggling adolescent readers and writers.
The International Reading Association (IRA) defines a reading specialist as a teacher for students experiencing reading difficulties, as a literacy or reading coach, or as a supervisor or coordinator