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CCSSO Literacy Summit: Pre- K to Grade 3

https://vimeo.com/393497298This is from the CCSSO Literacy Summit in January 2020. It was the last presentation, so pulls in a number of references to other discussions the attendees had already heard. (“Headline” names included Louisa Moats, David Steiner and Emily Hanford.)The focus of this presentation was on the DC School District’s pre-K program, and then how […]

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I “bumped into” this article again today, related to a conversation I was having last summer when I’d cited it about the proportion of small-business owners are who dyslexic.  Close to double the actual percentage of dyslexics in the overall population (35% vs 20%).   In re-reading it, I was extremely startled by the suggestion […]

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What’s In the News

Sept. 8, 2015 International Literacy Day FYI, From Pencils of Promise, plus check out Empire State Bldg. tonight (if you can, of course).  Lit up like a pencil maybe? https://goo.gl/AIxSHv ==================================== Important Focus on Reading Instruction in Teacher Training — The Opinion Pages | OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR Teachers Aren’t Dumb By DANIEL T. WILLINGHAMSEPT. 8, 2015 […]

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Welcome…

… to the blog for The Right to Read Project!  It is designed for parents, practitioners, teachers and students to share and compare experiences helping struggling and dyslexic readers. Feel free to comment!  Think of this as a sounding board for which interventions are working for your struggling readers, how your schools and districts are […]

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What’s New

January, 2015: Written Testimony to the Congressional Committee on the ESEA Re-Authorization Dear Chairman Alexander and Members of the Committee, Thank you for taking on the task of rewriting ESEA, and I join with millions of parents, teachers and advocates who hope for a more appropriate use of federal funds under ESEA than we have […]

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What Worked for Us

Share your experiences getting help for your child’s reading struggles.  Use the comment section below.

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