This reader-friendly book, written by two educators, provides great background and professional learning related to reading development, and particularly how it applies in the older grades. While the title includes the word “secondary”, junior and intermediate teachers in Ontario could all benefit from reading this […]
This title is a must-read for any educators working with multilingual learners (MLLs) of all ages, referred to in the book as English Learners (ELs). It affirms the necessity of a structured literacy approach for these students, while adding in the extra layers of support […]
Joan Sedita highlights the importance of vocabulary instruction, how vocabulary instruction supports reading comprehension, and characteristics of effective vocabulary instruction.
Dr. Timothy Shanahan explores possible reading profiles of students in grades 6 – 8 who struggle with reading, clarifying the value of focusing on decoding, fluency, or both.
This webinar dives into morphology – what is it? Why is it important? When should you start to teach it? What are some instructional techniques? How is it related to etymology?
Dr. April-Baker Bell highlights stories and narratives in an urgent call for anti-racist language and literacy instruction.
Dr. Stephanie Stollar discusses the role of Tier 1 instruction in MTSS as the best opportunity for preventing reading failure.
Bringing together theory, research, and practice to dismantle Anti-Black Linguistic Racism and white linguistic supremacy, this book provides ethnographic snapshots of how Black students navigate and negotiate their linguistic and racial identities across multiple contexts. By highlighting the counterstories of Black students, Baker-Bell demonstrates how […]
This webinar highlights thie importance of respecting linguistic variation, and integrating it into language and literacy instruction of Black children. It explores the relationship between Black children’s language and the development of a healthy identity.
In this article, Dr. Perry Klein responds to Dr. Jim Cummins’ criticisms of the Right to Read Report, highlighting several recommendations and positions that Cummins attributes to the report but that it does not actually contain. Dr. Klein also identifies five ways in which this […]