TRT Podcast#53: 4 Common misconceptions about teaching sight words Should we use the Dolch grade-level lists to help us decide which sight words to teach? Should we teach our students to memorize sight words as wholes? And should beginning reading instruction START with sight words? Get answers to these questions and more as we look at common misconceptions surrounding the teaching of sight words. Listen to the ... Read More
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TRT Podcast#52: Science of Reading Q & A: #2 What should you do with all your leveled books? Is there any place for them in a science of reading classroom? What should you do when students just can't master their short vowel sounds? When do you move on? And what about assessing struggling readers? Should you use Fountas & Pinnell's benchmark assessment to find their reading level? Get answers to these ... Read More
TRT Podcast#51: Science of Reading Q & A: #1 This past week Becky Spence and I shared a video workshop about the science of reading. Because of some technical difficulties, we weren't able to do our question and answer session live. Here are answers to questions submitted after the webinar. More to come next week! Listen to the episode here Full episode transcript Recommended Resources Nancy ... Read More
TRT Podcast#50: SOR Bootcamp #6 - How to structure the reading block in a science of reading classroom? Now that we've laid a strong foundation, it's time to apply the science of reading to your daily instruction. This episode will show you how to use what you've learned to schedule a powerful reading block that will meet the needs of all your students. Share this 6-week podcast series with friends who want to learn ... Read More
TRT Podcast#49: SOR Bootcamp #5 - What does research say about the Big 5? We know that the science of reading isn't a curriculum, a fad, or a pendulum swing. It's a body of research. So what does this research tell us about the Big 5? What does the science of reading have to say about phonological/phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, comprehension, and vocabulary? In this episode we'll examine the research and make ... Read More
TRT Podcast#48: SOR Bootcamp #4 - What IS structured literacy, anyway? Structured literacy is all the rage these days, but what exactly is it? Today we'll discuss the HOW and the WHAT of structured literacy. Share this 6-week podcast series with friends who want to learn more about the science of reading. Also check out our online course, Teaching Every Reader! It opens for enrollment on October 4, 2021. Get the ... Read More