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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How a New Approach to Professional Learning can Help Accelerate Learning for Adolescent Learners
Many students arrive in middle school without the foundational skills they need to be proficient readers—and their teachers have not been trained to teach reading. Learn how training late elementary and middle school teachers in explicit reading instruction can improve outcomes for these students.
Expanding Equity and Honoring Student Cultures
Using culturally relevant pedagogy and high-quality instructional materials is essential for creating equity and literacy growth in the classroom.
Overlooked and Misdiagnosed: Developmental Language Disorder
Dyslexia and Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) are independent conditions. Unfortunately, 70% of students with DLD remain undiagnosed for school services. Discover how these two disorders are different: students with dyslexia have difficulty with decoding, and students with Developmental Language Disorder have difficulty with oral language skills.
Proven High-Dosage Tutoring Model Gets Students Back on Track
ESSER funds are approved for high-dosage tutoring that helps schools build capacity to supplement literacy instruction and accelerate learning through personalized, consistent, and sustained engagement. Explore the critical factors of successful high-dosage tutoring, proven to be one of the most-effective ways to make up for lost instructional time.
Assessing and Assisting Working with Emergent Bilingual Students and Students with Dyslexia
In the past, the needs of Emerging Bilinguals (EBs) and students with dyslexia have sometimes been conflated—often resulting in unnecessary referrals to special education classes. Now, brain science and science of reading research inform and support different instructional strategies for language and literacy development.
How to Support Teachers Now: Three Ways to Reduce Teacher Burnout and Promote Success
K–12 teachers are facing serious burnout. A recent Gallup poll reveals three of the primary reasons are unreasonable expectations and time pressures, unmanageable workloads, and a lack of support from administrators. These are complex, multifaceted challenges that demand a holistic approach for resolution.
Beyond Access Expanding Digital Equity
Digital equity has no finish line. It’s an ongoing conversation among education stakeholders about how to ensure every student is equipped with the technology tools, skills, and support needed to succeed academically and fully participate in an increasingly digital life.
Helping Students Make the Shift from Learning to Read to Reading to Learn
Explicit reading instruction is the only way students can make the shift from learning to read to reading to learn in fourth grade. Students who struggle to read at grade level need intervention to be academically successful.
Multilingual Students and the Science of Reading: Insights From a Roundtable Symposium
How do Emergent Bilinguals learn to read English? Discover the insights gleaned from a roundtable symposium about Emergent Bilinguals and the science of reading, as well as recommendations for the future.