structured literacy

How Does Cognitive Energy Impact Learning?
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How Does Cognitive Energy Impact Learning?

Lack of Cognitive Energy can Lead to a “Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day” What is cognitive energy? Collins online dictionary defines cognitive as relating to the mental process involved in knowing, learning, and understanding things. It defines energy as the ability and strength to do active, physical things. Cognitive energy is the willingness or…

Why Are Decodable Running Records Better Than Leveled Running Records?
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Why Are Decodable Running Records Better Than Leveled Running Records?

The number one reason for switching to decodable running records is that they allow you to assess and target your students’ reading skills in a way that aligns with the Science of Reading. Decodable running records are IN! Leveled running records are OUT! Are you frustrated with leveled running records? As long-time proponents of the…