Topic: Remote Learning

Teacher in Class

This toolkit helps schools support children’s literacy growth in remote or blended learning environments.

Teacher in Class

In this tutorial you will learn how to plan, communicate, and prepare for remote learning. How to set up an effective learning environment and prioritize content to make learning equitable. You will also learn more about instructional content and engagement.

Schools and Families As Partners in Remote Literacy Learning

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

Topic: Dyslexia

Dyslexia is a brain-based learning disability that specifically impairs a person’s ability to read.

Understanding Dyslexia: Myth vs. Facts

Breaking down the truth about Dyslexia.

State Policy and Dyslexia

The characteristics of dyslexia legislation.

Topic: Screening

Notebook

Expert: Jack Fletcher, Ph.D.

Best Practices in Universal Screening

There is broad agreement that schools should implement early screening and intervention programs. State legislation generally favors the use of universal screening within schools across grades K-2.

Understanding Screening: Bias

When evaluating the quality of any screening tool, it is important to determine whether or not the assessment is biased against different groups of students. We want to ensure that students do not receive higher or lower scores on an assessment for reasons other than the primary skill or trait that is being tested.

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Doing What Works

This checklist can help coaching staff focus classroom observations and structure discussions during feedback conferences.

Topic: Professional Development

Doing What Works

Use this planner to work with teachers on setting goals and planning phonological awareness instruction. Staff can also customize this tool for planning weekly and daily lessons and activities.

Topic: Phonological Awareness, Professional Development

Achieve the Core

Watch the first half of a two-part video series on phonics that includes teaching tips and connections to the Common Core State Standards.

Topic: Phonics

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Implementation Toolkits

Practical help for implementing recommended literacy practices.

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State of Dyslexia

Dyslexia legislation in the United States of America.

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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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