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Federal Title I Funding for Students who Struggle with Literacy

By:  
Kristin Panos, M.S.
Deborah K. Reed, Ph.D.
Sean Thompson

Posted on: March 6, 2018
A federal program that provides funding to help ensure high-quality education for children from low-income families also positively affects literacy instruction.

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Student Generation of Higher-Order Questions

By:  
Leah Zimmermann, M.Ed.

Posted on: January 9, 2018
Generating higher-order questions about text benefits students reading comprehension and critical thinking skills. Model this skill for students and provide practice and feedback.

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Attributes of Effective Explicit Vocabulary Instruction

By:  
Leah Zimmermann, M.Ed.
Deborah K. Reed, Ph.D.

Posted on: October 31, 2017
Teaching a word through explicit vocabulary instruction involves multiple steps to ensure deeper student understanding of essential words and increased reading comprehension.

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