Understanding the Science of Reading and the 3-Cueing System

Three Cueing System In reading education, various models and theories explain how individuals learn to read and comprehend text. Among these, the 3-cueing model has recently become a topic of much discussion. States have begun to ban its use in reading instruction, preferring approaches approved by the Science of Reading. This blog post

By |2024-04-19T22:50:51+00:00April 19th, 2024|Reading Curriculum|0 Comments

CASE Academy of Law & Leadership

CASE Academy of Law & Leadership The New York Times recently highlighted a critical conversation sweeping across the nation – how we teach children to read. From school board meetings to statehouses, discussions and debates are on the rise, often accompanied by legal challenges concerning how best to address the needs of struggling

By |2024-04-17T15:16:53+00:00April 16th, 2024|Education Reform|0 Comments

Reading Intervention Strategies

Reading Intervention Strategies Studies show that reading interventions can be effective, particularly when implemented early. The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) reports that interventions in grades 1-3 had positive impacts on reading skills, especially for word recognition and fluency  https://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/index.asp?HasSearched=1&searchcat2=subjectindex&L1=229&L2=0.  Reading intervention is a targeted approach to instruction that aims to accelerate

By |2024-03-21T17:00:59+00:00March 20th, 2024|Reading Curriculum|0 Comments

Why is it important to collect and use data from various progress monitoring assessments throughout the year?

Why is it important to collect and use data from various progress monitoring assessments throughout the year? Teachers use a variety of progress monitoring assessments to gain insight into student progress and instructional needs. Diagnostic assessments are used at the beginning of the school year to see where students' strengths and areas for

By |2024-01-24T16:41:08+00:00December 19th, 2023|Reading Assessment|0 Comments

Assessing reading skills in ELL students

Assessing reading skills in ELL students English Language Learners (ELLs) refer to students who are non-native speakers of English. These students come from diverse language-based and cultural backgrounds and may have varying levels of proficiency in the English language. ELLs may also be referred to as English learners, second language learners, or bilingual

By |2023-10-23T21:52:14+00:00October 6th, 2023|Reading Assessment|0 Comments

Understanding How Vocabulary Affects Reading Comprehension and Educational Testing

The Role of Vocabulary in Reading Comprehension and Educational Testing Richard Capone, the CEO and co-founder of Let’s Go Learn, provides valuable insights in a YouTube video titled "Understanding How Vocabulary Affects Reading Comprehension and Educational Testing." In this video, he dives into the crucial role vocabulary plays in the realm of comprehension

By |2023-10-02T16:36:50+00:00October 2nd, 2023|Reading Curriculum|0 Comments

Universal Design for Learning

What is Universal Design for Learning (UDL)? Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is an educational framework created by David H. Rose, Ed.D. of the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and the Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST), that seeks to provide all learners with access to an inclusive learning environment. The guiding principle

By |2023-04-18T02:34:33+00:00April 18th, 2023|Education Reform|0 Comments

Special Education Law—Perez vs Sturgis

One of the most significant special education court cases in several years has been decided by the US Supreme Court this week. The case, Perez vs. Sturgis, clarifies the circumstances in which a disabled student has the right to sue a school district for failing to provide a “Free Appropriate Public Education” (FAPE). Students

By |2023-03-28T02:29:20+00:00March 23rd, 2023|Special Education|0 Comments
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