White Papers

Lexia Reading was built on a strong knowledge base of effective reading instruction for typically-developing and at-risk students. Read these white papers to learn more about the core elements of effective reading instruction and assessment. 

Understanding Academic Language and its Connection to School Success
Understanding Academic Language and its Connection to School Success

In order to gain knowledge through independent reading and participate in meaningful discussions in the classroom, students must master the complex words and phrases that characterize the language of school. Proficiency in these skills, otherwise known as academic language, is critical for reading comprehension and overall academic success.

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Four Key Factors of Effective School Leadership

In a time when schools are being held accountable to the highest level of standards, strong leadership is critical for the schools’ success. These standards are reminiscent of the Reading First days, when schools were being asked to progress monitor their students and set high goals for every individual.

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