Celebrating National English Language Day: October 13th

What is National English Language Day? National English Language Day is celebrated on October 13th every year to honor the importance of the English language and its role as a universal means of communication.  It is a day to recognize the historical and cultural significance of the English language and its impact on

By |2023-10-13T16:08:59+00:00October 13th, 2023|Reading Assessment|0 Comments

Unlocking Literacy: The Importance of Phonics in Early Education

In 2022, two years after the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, almost 60% of California’s third graders could not read at grade level. That is an astounding number. More than half! This points to the fact that literacy in America is still in crisis, as also evidenced by National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)

By |2023-09-15T20:24:05+00:00September 15th, 2023|Reading Curriculum|0 Comments

Free Video Course Introducing Reading Theory

Reading is a complex process, Dr. McCallum explains. In an informative half hour lecture suitable for any adult audience, Dr. Richard McCallum from the Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Berkeley, provides an introduction to reading theory. For parents or guardians helping a child to read at home, a video

By |2022-09-01T21:39:22+00:00April 15th, 2020|Reading Assessment|2 Comments
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