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5 Factors to Consider for Remote Learning During COVID-19 Closures

Reading Plus | Mar 13, 2020 at 06:25 PM
As more and more schools begin to close as a precautionary measure due to novel coronavirus (COVID-19), administrators, teachers, and parents are grappling with how best to continue student... Read More

A Letter from Our CEO Regarding COVID-19

Steven Guttentag | Mar 13, 2020 at 06:06 PM
Dear Education Community Members,Our hearts go out to all those who have been impacted by the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) across our school communities. As a former educator, I empathize... Read More

Meeting the Needs of Striving Readers

Leah Allen-Manning | Mar 2, 2020 at 02:50 PM
More than $500 million of federal funds are now available to help disadvantaged students through the Striving Readers grant, also known as the Comprehensive Literacy State Development (CLSD) grant... Read More

10 Fun Ways to Keep Students Learning over Spring Break

Leah Allen-Manning | Feb 24, 2020 at 01:09 PM
Spring break is right around the corner—and just in time, too! Just because students are out of the classroom doesn’t mean they have to stop learning. But learning doesn’t have to be boring… or... Read More

How to Select, Implement, and Assess a Reading Intervention Program

Reading Plus | Feb 5, 2020 at 12:41 PM
According to a 2019 study by the National Center for Education Statistics, fewer than 40% of students in the United States demonstrate proficient levels of reading. Specifically: Read More

Santa Maria High School Students Make Great Gains with Reading Plus

Reading Plus | Jan 13, 2020 at 10:48 AM
SANTA MARIA, CALIFORNIA—Ninth-grade students in Santa Maria High School’s reading improvement class gained an average of 6.8 reading levels in the Reading Plus instructional program over the... Read More

How to Develop Reading Skills in Students: 3 Critical Strategies

Reading Plus | Nov 7, 2019 at 08:00 AM
Our education system invests heavily in developing students into successful, independent readers. Read More

How Literacy Leadership Influences Student Learning

Reading Plus | Oct 21, 2019 at 08:00 AM
School leaders have the power to cultivate a culture of literacy and keep both teachers and students engaged in effective literacy instruction.  A literacy leader creates a culture where teachers... Read More

The Science of Reading Efficiency: 5 Facts You Can't Ignore

Reading Plus | Aug 19, 2019 at 08:56 AM
The past 25 years have seen a wealth of innovations for reading instruction. Yet results from the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)—known as our nation's report card—have shown... Read More

8 Research-Based Instructional Recommendations for Students with Signs of Dyslexia

Reading Plus | Aug 14, 2019 at 08:23 AM
One in five students has a language-based learning disability, the most common of which is dyslexia. Of students with reading difficulties, up to 80 percent are likely to have some form of... Read More

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