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5 Problems with Using MSV (aka The Three-Cueing System)

The three-cueing system or the multi-cueing system is also known as MSV. MSV stands for Meaning, Syntax and Visual cues, thus the three-cueing system. You may ask, “What is the problem with MSV?” For years a popular reading program (with ties to a renowned university) have been touting the strategy of MSV. I’ll admit it,…

How Can I Help My Child Who is a Struggling Reader?
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How Can I Help My Child Who is a Struggling Reader?

Since our inception of Informed Literacy, we have fielded numerous inquiries from parents asking, “How can I help my child who is a struggling reader? It’s frustrating and heartbreaking to watch your child fail day after day, week after week, month after month, and even year after year. Unfortunately, the response to intervention model can…

How to Help Emergent and Struggling Readers Develop Automaticity
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How to Help Emergent and Struggling Readers Develop Automaticity

There are stages that Emergent and Struggling Readers must go through in order to develop automaticity at the word level. One thing that we are constantly reminded of as Reading Interventionists is that students don’t inherently know when to take their skills to the next level. Students must be shown when and how to move…

How to Improve Student Behavior During Reading Groups
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How to Improve Student Behavior During Reading Groups

Ever wonder how to improve student behavior during reading groups? In this blog we share techniques that we’ve used during intervention to help students improve their behavior. Often students who struggle to read, or who are receiving intervention, exhibit behavioral difficulties that stem from anxiety. When students struggle with learning, they often blame themselves. They…