This resource has been compiled by a group of Canadian language and literacy experts. It is organized into three primary segments. First, it highlights the essential information educators should possess about various research types, enabling them to stay well-informed and knowledgeable about the connection between […]
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.
This facilitator’s guide is designed to assist professional learning communities (PLCs) in applying evidence-based strategies to help K-3 students acquire the language and literacy skills needed to succeed academically. This document is a support for educators watching the IES videos of foundational language and literacy […]
Moats emphasizes the importance of spelling knowledge and language understanding in literacy development in this article. It highlights that spelling is not just about memorizing letters but involves various language aspects like pronunciation, spelling, meaning, and grammatical structure. Good spellers possess comprehensive mental images of […]
Curious about how sounds are represented in print? Not sure about what the most common spelling is for a phoneme? This handout provides the most frequent spellings for the vowel phonemes in English.
Did you enjoy reading 7 Mighty Moves: Science-Based, Classroom-Tested Strategies to Ensure K-3 Reading Success? This practical book, written by teacher and author Linday Kemeny, outlines 7 “moves” to align instruction with reading research. Use these slides to support a book study in your school […]
This is a handy guide that explains how to use Elkonin boxes in instruction, with the helpful addition of word lists for teaching.
free website designed to help educators generate lists of words
This IDA Ontario webinar focuses on how to implement a Structured Literacy Block in Grade One by breaking down the learning day into three different sections.
IDA Ontario webinar outlining 5 key changes that educators can make in their Kindergarten classroom.