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Research-Based Reading Interventions that Work!

Posted on 5.Nov.21 in Literacy Strategies

It is quite common for educators, especially those that work with younger students, to encounter children that are struggling with their reading skills. Most of the time, the problem is… Read more

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Using LightSail to Help Students Set Strong Reading Goals

Posted on 5.Nov.21 in Literacy Strategies

Children, just like adults, should always have goals set in place that will make them work hard as they try their best in achieving them. Without goals, in school and… Read more

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Use LightSail for Research-Based Strategies to Encourage Struggling Readers

Posted on 5.Nov.21 in Literacy Strategies

Students that are initially struggling with reading will often quit trying to improve because of the constant frustration they are facing. It can be difficult to watch classmates reading fluently… Read more

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How to Excite Middle School Students into Becoming Readers

Posted on 27.Oct.21 in Literacy Strategies

Middle school students are often tough to motivate. There is something about becoming a teenager with all of the hormones kicking in that makes them want to rebel a bit.… Read more

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Reading Tips to Share with the Whole Classroom

Posted on 27.Oct.21 in Literacy Strategies

As certified Reading Specialists will attest to, there are countless reading tips that educators can share with all of their students. The students don’t have to be struggling or gifted… Read more

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How to Excite and Inspire Young Readers

Posted on 27.Oct.21 in Literacy Strategies

Research has shown that young readers generally perform much better in school throughout their education. The key is to get young students excited about reading. Once their enthusiasm is in… Read more

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Sight Words All 3rd Grade Students Need to Know

Posted on 27.Oct.21 in Literacy Strategies

A student that is well educated in sight words will have a much easier time not only reading any type of text, but also with spelling the sometimes tricky words.… Read more

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Teaching Students on How to Read Nonfiction

Posted on 27.Oct.21 in Literacy Strategies

Children usually first get introduced to fictional stories and tales when learning to read. Every now and then, they may encounter a short book about animals, colors, and shapes, but… Read more

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Ideas For Getting Students Excited About Writing Now

Posted on 30.Aug.21 in Literacy Strategies

Unfortunately, in today’s world, many students’ idea of writing is sending out text messages. And if you have ever read their text messages, it might as well be written in… Read more

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