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.
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Reducing Teacher Burnout: 3 Key Challenges Facing Teachers and How to Help Them Succeed
Administrators recognize the importance of acknowledging the stress teachers feel in their careers and the need to provide meaningful support. Whether it’s balancing workloads or building community so teachers don’t feel so isolated, administrators can do more to help teachers be healthy and successful.
Are You Wondering about Your Understanding of Phonological Awareness?
Should you teach syllables or not? Should alphabet letters be included in phonological awareness instruction? If children are reading, do they even need phonemic awareness instruction? Explore how research and recent industry evolutions have shaped the perspective of Dr. Lucy Hart Paulson, Ed.D., CCC-SLP.
Expanding Digital Equity Means More Than 1:1 Devices
With increased access to digital devices and instructional materials, students spend more time on digital screens—which is not necessarily a good thing. Teachers and parents must balance the potential learning benefits with the negative impact on students’ health and language development.
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.
Why the Shift From Learning to Read to Reading to Learn Is so Important
Two-thirds of students are not proficient enough to shift from learning to read to reading to learn in fourth grade. Discover literacy instructional strategies that all teachers can use to help their developing readers be successful across the curriculum.
Quiz Yourself: How much do you know about teaching literacy to students who are reading to learn vs. learning to read?
Quiz Yourself: How much do you know about teaching literacy to students who are reading to learn vs. learning to read? Integrate science of reading instructional strategies into your regular curriculum for developing readers in upper elementary and middle school.
A Promising Future for Emergent Bilinguals
Most of the research in the science of reading focuses on native English speakers. What does the research tell us about students learning to read and speak English simultaneously, and how can that information benefit Emergent Bilinguals in the classroom?
Quiz Yourself: How much do you know about Emergent Bilingual students in your school?
Understanding the unique strengths of Emergent Bilingual students allows educators to provide effective literacy support. Well-structured support with asset model instruction allows students learning more than one language to leverage the skills developed by multilingual learning.
Changing School Culture to Retain and Recruit Teachers
Creating a learning community—where students, teachers, and parents thrive; where all stakeholders are valued for their contributions; and where innovation and dedication are rewarded—is a strategy that can combat turnover, retain teachers, and improve recruitment.