The Simple View of Reading – A Formula for Success

Reading comprehension is the end goal of reading. The Simple View of Reading is a research- validated framework that indicates the two major components that are necessary to reach the end goal of reading comprehension: language comprehension and decoding. The formula was proposed by Gough and Tunmer in 1986 and serves as a broad reference to the complexity of reading and what is required for the assessment and teaching of reading. Nonetheless, […]

May 19th, 2021|0 Comments

Science of Reading and Structured Literacy – What’s the Buzz All About?

Recently, there has been a great deal of buzz and confusion about the “Science of Reading” and related terms, such as Structured Literacy and reading instruction that is explicit, systematic, sequential, cumulative, and diagnostic. When terms are misused or misunderstood, whether intentionally or not, our students may be “instructional casualties,” as they may continue to miss out on the opportunity to experience evidence-based instruction. In order to support learning for all students, […]

April 19th, 2021|0 Comments
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