Learning to Read or Reading to Learn
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Learning to Read or Reading to Learn

In the world of early literacy education, there has long been a prevailing myth that young readers should start by learning to read and later transition to reading to learn. For decades, theories of children’s phases of reading acquisition oversimplified the process. So, the “learning to read” then “reading to learn” made sense. However, the…

Weaving Vocabulary Instruction into Phonics Learning
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Weaving Vocabulary Instruction into Phonics Learning

As educators committed to fostering successful reading journeys for our students, it is imperative to understand the multifaceted nature of reading. One of the most effective approaches to achieve this is by embracing Scarborough’s Reading Rope, a powerful framework that intricately weaves together various strands of reading skills. In this blog post, we’ll delve into…