Remote Learning

Remote Literacy Learning: Schools as Partners

Remote literacy learning includes a mixture of literacy learning experiences that are teacher-led, family-led, and student-led. It is a collaboration among schools, families, and students. Schools play an important role in providing families and students support.

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This toolkit helps schools and families join efforts to support children’s literacy growth in remote or blended learning environments.

Schools and Families As Partners in Remote Literacy Learning

Remote literacy learning is a collaboration among schools, families, and students.

Understanding Dyslexia: Myth vs. Facts

Breaking down the truth about Dyslexia.

Studies report fundamental differences in brain development and activation patterns between individuals with dyslexia and those without.

Understanding Screening: Classification Accuracy

Classification accuracy is a key characteristic of screening tools. A goal in classification accuracy is to correctly identify issues that result in a later problem and situations in which the scores identify issues that do not result in a later problem.

Understanding Screening: Sample Representativeness

Sample representativeness is an important piece to consider when evaluating the quality of a screening assessment. If you are trying to determine whether or not the screening tool accurately measures children’s skills, you want to ensure that the sample that is used to validate the tool is representative of your population of interest.

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This paper aims to provide an overview and some insight into what is known about screening for dyslexia.

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Resource Repository

Recommended websites, downloads, and videos from reliable sources.

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Improving Literacy Briefs

Research summaries and infographics written by our experts.

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State of Dyslexia

Dyslexia legislation in the United States of America.

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Our experts answer your literacy-related questions.

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Implementation Toolkits

Practical help for implementing recommended literacy practices.

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Literacy Skill Checklist

Personalized resources aligned with literacy skills for beginning readers.

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Learning Literacy Glossary

Key literacy terms with definitions.

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The IRIS Center

This module illustrates different research-based reading strategies that may be used with the response-to-intervention model to improve reading skills (est. completion time: 1.5 hours).

Topic: Interventions

PowerUp What Works

This fourth grade lesson reviews types of context clues for vocabulary words in an online lesson.

Topic: Remote Learning, Vocabulary

The Joan Gantz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop

This document provides information on what educators, librarians, and care providers
can learn from studies of Hispanic-Latino families and digital media.

Topic: Remote Learning, Partnerships

Individualized Educational Program

Definition

A written learning plan for special education services that is designed to meet the specific learning needs of a child.