TRT Podcast#45 - SOR Bootcamp #1: 3 Reasons why there's so much disagreement around the science of reading We're starting a science of reading bootcamp! Share this 6-week podcast series with friends who want to learn more. In today's episode we define "science of reading" and explore why there's so much disagreement around this topic. Also check out our online course, Teaching Every Reader! It opens for enrollment ... Read More
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TRT Podcast#44: Books to read on your science of reading journey This concludes our official science of reading series, but there's a lot more to learn! Check out my top recommendations for books that will help you understand the science AND apply it to your classroom. Also check out our online course, Teaching Every Reader! It's open for enrollment through May 10, 2021. Get the details here. Listen to the episode ... Read More
TRT Podcast#43: Three science of reading myths debunked I fought the idea of structured literacy for a long time, and it's because I believed these three myths about the science of reading. How about you? Listen to find out how we can debunk these three common misunderstandings. Listen to the episode here Full episode transcript Related episodes What are the reading wars? My reaction to ... Read More
TRT Podcast#42: The difference between balanced and structured literacy It’s time to take a good look at what we’re doing when we teach children to read. I considered myself a “balanced literacy” teacher for many years. It’s the approach I learned in graduate school, the approach I used as a classroom teacher, and the approach I (used to) teach on my website and in my online course. However, after a great deal of ... Read More
TRT Podcast#41: Do's and don'ts for using decodable books with beginning readers For years I thought that decodable texts were a necessary evil ... I thought they were boring, stilted, and nonsensical. Now I know that quality decodable books are vital for helping young learners build a strong foundation. The good news is that there are many wonderful decodable books, and more are being published all the time. ... Read More
TRT Podcast#40: Should you use leveled or decodable books with beginning readers? Leveled books are predictable books with strong picture support. Decodable books feature words whose sound-spelling patterns have been explicitly taught. Which are best for beginning readers? Listen to the episode here Full episode transcript Link to original Facebook Live presentation Video presentation Recommended ... Read More