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NCII

This training module demonstrates how academic progress monitoring fits into the Data-Based Individualization (DBI) process by (a) providing approaches and tools for academic progress monitoring and (b) showing how to use progress monitoring data to set ambitious goals, make instructional decisions, and plan programs for individual students with intensive needs.

Topic: Assessments

Doing What Works

This multimedia overview explains the importance of progress monitoring as a tool to guide differentiated instruction.

Topic: General Literacy

Doing What Works

This protocol can be used by reading specialists and language arts coordinators to help teachers review student progress and use data to plan instructional interventions for struggling adolescent readers.

Topic: Assessments, Interventions, Professional Development, Adolescent Literacy

Doing What Works

This PowerPoint presentation shows how administrators use evaluation data to identify needed changes and plan professional development. The approach is discussed in the Using Evaluation Data to Improve Teaching audio interview.

Topic: Phonological Awareness, Professional Development

Doing What Works

Listen to how a program director called on external evaluators to help staff interpret and use data to support children's learning. Follow along with Using Evaluation Data to Improve Instruction as you listen.

Topic: Phonological Awareness, Professional Development

National Center on Intensive Intervention

Complete this training module to learn how to implement a response to intervention (RTI) framework.

Topic: Evidence-based, Interventions

The Center on Instruction

This guide assists K-3 teachers in using the Instructional Routines within the Empowering Teachers section of the Florida Center for Reading Research website. The guide describes the Instructional Routines (IRs) and how teachers can use them to differentiate reading instruction in small groups.

Topic: Comprehension, Phonemic Awareness, Phonics

Doing What Works

In this astronomy lesson, a secondary teacher uses a two-column metacognitive reading log to help students organize their questions and observations. Listen to how she evaluates student learning through log entries, pair-share worksheets, and self-reflections. View the related sample material, Reflective Science Reading Logs and Evaluation Rubric.

Topic: Comprehension

PowerUp What Works

Read about strategies for testing interventions and supplemental activities to engage students with different needs.

Topic: Remote Learning

Doing What Works

A third/fourth-grade teacher describes how she uses discussion cards to engage students during guided reading groups. Students reflect on their reading, make notes, and work in small groups and pairs to share their thinking about their reading. View the related sample material, Teacher and Student Literature Discussion Cards.

Topic: Comprehension

Nemours

This informational sheet explains how families can use rewards to help children increase desired behaviors and decrease unwanted behaviors.

Topic: Remote Learning

The Center on Instruction

This guide was produced for technical assistance providers and others who work with state education leaders to improve reading achievement among elementary school students. It describes a suite of Student Center Activities designed to offer K-5 classroom teachers a wide range of activities that can engage students in differentiated reading activities during small-group work in the classroom.

Topic: Beginning Reading

PowerUp What Works

Although research into texting as an educational tool is ongoing, many
educators have found it beneficial to incorporate students' love of
texting into classroom instruction. Find out more.

Topic: Remote Learning, General Literacy

The National Center on Intensive Interventions

This resources accompanies the NCII video demonstrations of sample instruction and provides helpful tips for educators when using the lesson plans in a virtual environment.

Topic: Dyslexia, Reading Disabilities, Remote Learning

The National Center on Intensive Interventions

This resource accompanies the NCII video demonstrations of sample instruction and provides helpful tips for parents when using the lesson plans in a virtual environment.

Topic: Dyslexia, Reading Disabilities, Remote Learning

Doing What Works

Kim Callison, who served on the IES Panel that developed the Improving Reading Comprehension in Kindergarten Through 3rd Grade Practice Guide, demonstrates how to use a thinkaloud to promote comprehension. See how she incorporates a variety of strategies while reading fiction and nonfiction texts to students.

Topic: Comprehension

Utah Department of Education

This report summarizes findings from Utah's dyslexia pilot study.

Topic: Dyslexia

Center for Early Literacy Learning

This video illustrates a caregiver that is tuned-in and providing a variety of language and literacy-rich experiences in a responsive manner.

Topic: Language Development

Center for Early Literacy Learning

This video clip illustrates the use of responsive teaching for encouraging children's early language literacy learning.

Topic: Language Development

Center for Early Literacy Learning

This video clip introduces and illustrates many ways that adaptations can be used to promote the active participation of infants, toddlers, and preschoolers in everyday literacy activities.

Topic: Language Development

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