The University of Iowa

Anna Gibbs, Ph.D.

Anna Gibbs
Project Manager

Recent Blog Posts

girl and mother playing and retelling story

Supporting Your Children’s and Teen’s Home Learning: Combine Reading Aloud With Guided Play to Develop Listening Comprehension Skills

Retelling a story with household items and conversation facilitates use of listening comprehension skills.
Student writing on graphic organizer

Effective Literacy Lesson: Teaching Identification of Cause and Effect Relationships in Texts

This video demonstration explains the importance of this comprehension skill and how to teach it.
Q&A with Anna Canton

Implementing a Shared Reading Intervention for Kindergarten Students During Remote Learning

Hear from the interventionalist from an IRRC evaluation project on her experiences with virtual vocabulary instruction.