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  • Demystifying Phonological Awareness: Recent Shifts in Research and What They Mean for Educators

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  • Engaging Learners in Close Reading 

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  • What is LETRS anyway?

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  • Unlocking Text Complexity

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  • How to know what we don’t know!

    By Danielle Hakeman, Literacy Consultant & Dyslexia Specialist As literacy educators, it is not uncommon to discover that previously held… Read More

  • Supporting Students with IEPs in an MTSS System

    “As a school team, our goal is always to ensure that a student continues to receive an equal or greater… Read More

  • Purposeful Practice Routines: Part 1

    “Success has to do with deliberate practice. Practice must be focused, determined, and in an environment where there’s feedback.” –… Read More

  • Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (LETRS) training available in fall 2023

    Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (LETRS) is a professional learning course for instructors of reading, spelling and… Read More