Posted on: March 13, 2017
To become better writers, students need dedicated time to practice writing and instruction on a variety of strategies for writing for multiple purposes and audiences.
Information about five IRRC facilitation guides designed to inform the family members of English-learning students about web-based literacy activities.
What is it that makes children have a love of reading? What makes them hate it? Can you ever change their minds?
Through research and personal experience, a literacy consultant finds kindergartners can take an active part in group and independent literacy learning.
Asking questions is a great strategy for young readers to use before, during, and after reading to help monitor their comprehension.
Step-by-step guide for helping your child read non-fiction books.
A review of an Iowa Reading Research Center tool that helps children form and express opinions about what they are reading.
Research shows students often lose reading ability over the summer. Learn how to promote reading for your children to prevent summer reading slide.
To develop enthusiasm for and a habit of reading, parents and teachers need to model being a reader, read to their children or students, and encourage reading for different purposes.
A breakdown of the April 26, 2016 Battle of the Books competition designed to introduce Iowa high school students to award-winning literature.
What are the various types of fiction texts available to children, and what are some examples of each type?