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High-Dosage Tutoring

High-Dosage Tutoring

High Dose Tutoringby JILL BARSHAYAugust 1, 2022 PROOF POINTS: Early data on ‘high-dosage’ tutoring shows schools are sometimes finding it tough to deliver even low doses Tutoring is by far the most effective way to help children catch up at school, according to...

TEA is providing online accounts of $1,500 to parents

TEA is providing online accounts of $1,500 to parents

TEA is providing online accounts of $1,500 to parents.... TEA is providing online accounts of $1,500 to parents ofeligible students served by special education whohave been impacted by COVID-19 school closures.  

Why Putting the ‘Science of Reading’ Into Practice Is So Challenging

Why Putting the ‘Science of Reading’ Into Practice Is So Challenging

Putting the ‘Science of Reading’ Into Practice Is Challenging By Sarah Schwartz Washington, North Carolina Raul Olivares Jr. had heard the phrase “science of reading” before. Like other education buzzwords, it had filtered down through the ether, mentioned casually in...

Comprehension in Early Readers

Comprehension in Early Readers

Comprehension depends, firstly, on a large, working vocabulary and substantial background knowledge. Even before children can read for themselves, we can build this vital background knowledge by reading interactively and frequently to children from various text types.

A Brief History and Background on “The Reading Wars”

A Brief History and Background on “The Reading Wars”

A Brief History and Background on "The Reading Wars"By Brian Southwell The reading wars are a debate between two methods of teaching children how to read: phonics and whole language. Many people believe that phonics is the best way to teach children to read, while...

How to Motivate Your Child to Read More

How to Motivate Your Child to Read More

How to Motivate Your Reluctant Reader to Read MoreDo you have a child who is a reluctant reader? It can be frustrating when your child says they "don't like reading." The good news is that there are ways to motivate them to read more! This blog post will give you a...

What’s the Best Tutoring Center Near Me? A Guide for Parents

What’s the Best Tutoring Center Near Me? A Guide for Parents

The Best Reading Tutors Near Me? A Guide for ParentsIf you can read this sentence, an excellent teacher or tutor once provided you with the skills necessary to get the most out of our language-driven world. You have the power to escape through brilliant stories. You...

Experts say widely used reading curriculum is failing kids

Experts say widely used reading curriculum is failing kids

Experts say widely used reading curriculum is failing kidsby Emily HanfordMost Americans have likely never heard of Lucy Calkins, but their children's teachers probably have. Calkins, a professor of education at Columbia University, has created one of the nation's...

Problems With Lucy Calkins’ Curriculum Go Beyond Reading—To Writing

Problems With Lucy Calkins’ Curriculum Go Beyond Reading—To Writing

Problems With Lucy Calkins’ Curriculum Go Beyond Reading—To WritingNatalie Wexler Senior Contributor Forbes MagazineRecent controversy about literacy guru Lucy Calkins has centered on her approach to reading instruction. But she came to prominence as an expert on...

Texas Teachers Union Warns Of School Staffing Crisis

Texas Teachers Union Warns Of School Staffing Crisis

exas Teachers Union Warns Of School Staffing CrisisDALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Texas school districts may be facing an impending staffing crisis, warns a union representing school employees across the state.

PreK Reading Tips

PreK Reading Tips

PreK Reading TipsBy Kiran Gokal Learning and practicing to read at the Pre-k level is really important in a child's language development. Early reading is vital in building fluency skills that will set children up for success as they get older and face more difficult...

Help your 5th Grader Write a Great Essay

Help your 5th Grader Write a Great Essay

Help your 5th Grader Write a Great EssayBy Kiran Gokal Writing essays can be a daunting task for students. 5th-grade students have a strong foundation of writing skills to help them construct body paragraphs and express their ideas using complex sentences…

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