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How to Assess Students with Science of Reading Aligned Decodable Running Records
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How to Assess Students with Science of Reading Aligned Decodable Running Records

You know that assessing with leveled readers is just not giving you the information you need to help your students, but what is a teacher to do? The answer is to use decodable running records. Some folks are suggesting that running records are not a helpful assessment tool and teachers should not bother administering them….

Important Points to Keep in Mind as Districts Shift to the Science of Reading
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Important Points to Keep in Mind as Districts Shift to the Science of Reading

If it hasn’t happened yet in your district, now is the time to shift to the science of reading. Teachers and administrators need to know that the ‘jig is up’, the ’emperor has no clothes’ and balanced literacy is a ‘wolf in sheep’s clothing’. Okay, enough with the idioms. Let’s get to the point. Thanks…