Mastering Reading Comprehension with Conjunctions
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Mastering Reading Comprehension with Conjunctions

The Power of Combining Sentences with the Right Conjunctions Effective reading comprehension strategies empower readers to extract meaning from text, facilitating a deeper understanding of the written word. But did you know that we can boost our students’ reading comprehension through explicit writing instruction? And by writing, I mean starting at sentence-level of writing with…

🎁 Holiday Gift Guide for Amazing Teachers!
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🎁 Holiday Gift Guide for Amazing Teachers!

Hey there, awesome teachers! 🍎 The holiday season is upon us, and it’s time to treat yourself to some well-deserved goodies. 🎄 Whether you’re sipping on a cozy cup of coffee, diving into the science of reading, or spreading some literacy laughs, this holiday gift guide is tailored just for you! Remember, dear teachers, it’s…

The Knowledge Gap & Reading Comprehension
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The Knowledge Gap & Reading Comprehension

The Key to Unlocking Comprehension and Closing the Knowledge Gap I hope this blog post finds you all well and full of enthusiasm for another exciting year of teaching! Today, I am thrilled to introduce you to an enlightening new podcast called “Knowledge Matters” by Natalie Wexler, where she emphasizes the importance of building students’…

Language at the Speed of Sight
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Language at the Speed of Sight

Mark Seidenberg’s 2017 book, Language at the Speed of Light explains how human brains learn to read and how educational instructional practices can support this complex process. By highlighting the decades of the science of reading, Seidenberg explains the gap between the science and current educational practices.  He also offers suggestions for how teachers can…