Resources for Literacy Learning
Get the latest research, insights, and thought leadership from Lexia’s literacy experts, and learn more about how we help develop critical literacy skills for a wide variety of educational environments.
To ensure improved student learning and educator outcomes, we hold ourselves to a higher standard of efficacy. Why?
What is the Definition of Fluency in Reading?
There are many components that go into developing students’ reading fluency, as if teaching reading wasn’t complex enough. This Lexia® blog post breaks down the essential aspects of fluency and gives you some evidence-based tips for helping your students develop their fluency skills.
Using ARP ESSER Funding for Professional Learning
Find out why educators should “work backward” so their schools deliver quantifiable results in improving student outcomes. This is a must-read for those interested in ESSER funding.
Why Every Educator Needs to Understand the Science of Reading
Why is the science of reading so important? Because it gives teachers the background knowledge they need to help their students successfully achieve literacy. Read on to learn about the impact the science of reading can have on your students.
LETRS Annual Report
In the wake of the national teacher shortage, Lexia® LETRS Professional Learning delivered educators the support they needed in and outside of the classroom. This infographic depicts how educators across the country relied on LETRS Professional Learning during the 2021–2022 instructional year. Explore the solutions educators found most useful from Lexia LETRS in the 2021–2022 report.
Lexia LETRS Efficacy Research
Included in the Lexia® portfolio is Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling, 3rd Edition (LETRS®). This document summarizes the efficacy research studies that demonstrate the evidence base for LETRS.
Of ‘Hard Words’ and Straw Men: Let’s Understand What Reading Science is All About
The time has come to call the public’s attention to reading science and to dispel the misconceived beliefs and practices that are so widespread in our classrooms.
It’s More Than Phonics: Dispelling the Biggest Myth About the Science of Reading
We now have five decades of gold-standard research into how students learn to read. This body of evidence is called the science of reading and confirms that students do in fact need explicit phonics instruction to read proficiently—along with four other areas of reading.
Teaching reading in crowded classrooms: The support even trained teachers need
After you’ve invested in your teachers with LETRS literacy professional learning, help them become even more effective by giving them tools and time for personalized instruction to meet the needs of every student.
Teaching Reading to Children who Speak Varieties of English
It is important for educators to understand that there is no one 'right' way to speak English. Many students speak dialects of English, such as African-American English, which are not reflected in the books their schools assign. This results in opportunity gaps and inequity.