Is ORF Useful in Grades 3 – 6?

Dr. Stephanie Stollar highlights ideas for using Oral Reading Fluency (ORF) assessment data for screening, designing instruction, and monitoring progress in the junior grades.

Effective Vocabulary Instruction

Joan Sedita highlights the importance of vocabulary instruction, how vocabulary instruction supports reading comprehension, and characteristics of effective vocabulary instruction.

Tier 2 Vocabulary for K-6

Tier 2 vocabulary words are words that are useful and necessary across different content areas or domains, but that may not be frequently used in oral language. Christopher Such, author of The Art and Science of Teaching Primary Reading, has assembled a list of Tier 2 […]

Reading Road Trip: Ask Us Anything!

In the Season 1 finale of Reading Road Trip, Kate Winn and Una Malcolm answer listener questions, sharing their thoughts on everything from sound-spelling walls to structured literacy in older grades.