Reading & Literacy
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- Reading & Literacy K-12 Essentials Forum Writing and the Science of ReadingJoin us for this free event as we highlight and discuss the intersection of reading and writing with Education Week reporters and expert guests.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.The Science of Reading has taken education by storm. Learn how Dr. Miranda Blount transformed literacy instruction in her state.Reading & Literacy What Is Background Knowledge, and How Does It Fit Into the Science of Reading?What a greater focus on content could mean for reading instruction.Reading & Literacy Download How to Integrate Writing Throughout Your Elementary Reading Program (Download)Our resource can help orient your classroom, building, or district's approach to elementary-level writing instruction.Reading & Literacy English Teachers Should Teach More Nonfiction, National Group Says. Here's HowNonfiction memoirs, essays, and journalism can enrich students' perspectives, says the National Council of Teachers of English.Reading & Literacy Quiz Quiz Yourself: How Much Do You Know About The Science of Reading?Answer 7 questions about the Science of Reading.Reading & Literacy How Does Writing Fit Into the ‘Science of Reading’?Writing in the early grades is often segmented off from reading. Research suggests teaching them together is both efficient and effective.Reading & Literacy Young Writers Need Structure to Learn the Craft. How Much Is Enough?Writing instruction should give students both tools and exemplars they can use—and frequent opportunities to practice them at length.Reading & Literacy Explainer 'Encoding' Explained: What It Is and Why It's Essential to LiteracyFrom children's earliest strokes on a page to letter formation and spelling, writing helps students connect speech to print.Reading & Literacy Q&A How One District Found Success by Overhauling Writing InstructionThe district anchored its new approach to writing in rich content linked to its new English/language arts curriculum.Reading & Literacy 4 Ways Reading and Writing Interlock: What the Research SaysHere's a cheat sheet for understanding what research tells us about how the two disciplines connect in literacy instruction.Special Report The Science of Reading … and WritingOften overshadowed by reading, writing is a critical part of elementary literacy. Learn how the two can be integrated.Reading & Literacy What Book Bans Are Doing to School Library PurchasesBook bans might have a much larger impact than the removal of a few titles; they may be changing the makeup of school libraries.Reading & Literacy A Year in Reading Instruction: 7 Developments You Need to KnowGet caught up on the major touchpoints in the literacy conversation in 2022.Reading & Literacy Video Key Developments in Reading Policy in 2022: A Video RecapEducation Week’s Sarah Schwartz summarizes this year’s developments in reading policy.