Dr. Stephanie Stollar highlights ideas for using Oral Reading Fluency (ORF) assessment data for screening, designing instruction, and monitoring progress in the junior grades.
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Put Reading First is a summary of the findings from the Report of the National Reading Panel, summarized in a brief, easy-to-read comprehensive guide to evidence-based reading instruction. Intended for educators and administrators, this guide aims to improve reading outcomes for children in the early […]
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.
Reader friendly book for educators outlining 7 changes to classroom instruction to improve literacy outcomes.
Written for teachers by a teacher with a strong understanding of reading science, this title supports both the foundational skills and language comprehension components of reading.
In this IDA Ontario podcast featuring Kate Winn and Dr. Jan Hasbrouck, the focus is on the significance of reading fluency and its impact on students’ literacy development. Reading fluency, characterized by accuracy, rate, and prosody, plays a vital role in overall reading proficiency and comprehension. The podcast highlights the importance of assessing reading fluency effectively, and using research-backed approaches to supporting fluency development.