University of Iowa

Anna Gibbs, M.Ed.

Graduate Student Assistant

Recent Blog Posts

Blue jay in birdbath

Effective Literacy Lesson: Understanding Compound Words Through Their Two Word Parts

Teach students to read and understand a compound word by identifying the two words that make it.
Mother and child reading together

Caregiver Involvement When Reading Books to Children

Children’s literacy development benefits when they discuss four key elements of stories read by their caregivers.
IEP team members meet

Developing and Synchronizing the Various Aspects of the Individualized Education Program

Setting a goal, monitoring progress and deciding on specially designed instruction through an IEP can help students with reading disabilities achieve success.