TRT Podcast#59: Reaction to Fountas & Pinnell #3 - Yes, you ARE teaching guessing No one likes to admit they're teaching kids to guess at words, but that's exactly what's happening when we teach beginning readers to use three-cueing. This short episode explains the connection. Listen to the episode here Full episode transcript Related resources Fountas & Pinnell's series: Just to ... Read More
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TRT Podcast#58: Reaction to Fountas & Pinnell #2: Fountas and Pinnell are wrong about three-cueing Despite the lack of evidence for three-cueing, Fountas and Pinnell aren't budging. In this episode I respond to their recent blog post in which they claim that we must help students use multiple sources of information to solve words. Listen to the episode here Full episode transcript Related ... Read More
TRT Podcast#57: Reaction to Fountas & Pinnell #1 - But you CAN have conversations about the science of reading Fountas and Pinnell tell us they're staying out of the current debate about teaching reading because it isn't productive. But there ARE safe, sane places to discuss the current research. Tune in to learn more! Listen to the episode here Full episode transcript Related resources Fountas ... Read More
TRT Podcast#56: Introducing a new series: Reacting to Fountas and Pinnell Fountas and Pinnell are big names in the field of literacy education. But for years they've been accused of advocating methods that do not align with reading research. Fountas and Pinnell have finally responded to this criticism in a 10-part blog series called "Just to Clarify." This episode is the introduction to a 10-part series in which I ... Read More
TRT Podcast#55: A simple process for teaching sight words We've learned that teaching students to memorize sight words as wholes isn't the way to go. But what should we do instead? This episode will walk you through a simple process for teaching sight words. Listen to the episode here Full episode transcript Related resources Our sight word blog series begins here. Free sight word lessons and ... Read More
TRT Podcast#54: The most important thing to remember when teaching sight words There's a lot of misinformation out there about teaching sight words. In this episode, we boil it down to the MOST important thing to get right. Listen to the episode here Full episode transcript Related blog posts, podcast episodes, and other resources Our sight word blog series begins here. Strongly recommended book (I read the ... Read More