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.
Accelerating Literacy Growth During the COVID Pandemic
In a study about literacy outcomes during the disrupted 2020-2021 school year, Lexia® Core5® Reading not only helped prevent learning loss but also helped accelerate literacy growth for all student groups.
Getting Real about What Blended Learning Is and Isn't in the Classroom
The pandemic has taught us many things, one being there is a lot of confusion around what effective blended learning really looks like. What are some actionable strategies for integrating technology in the classroom and supporting blended learning? Listen as LeiLani talks with two pros, Alexis Treat, Sr. Director of Literacy Curriculum and Meg Van Voorhis, Director of Professional Learning from Lexia who share stories and tips. As definitions of blended learning, simultaneous teaching, synchronous teaching, hybrid learning, flipped learning and more of the latest trends get discussed by schools, it all comes down to what’s real and what isn’t for teachers’ workload and workflow.
Research Brief: Using Lexia Core5 Reading to Address Learning Loss and Accelerate Learning
This research brief describes the results from a correlational study exploring the relationship between use of Core5 and MAP Growth Reading outcomes in the 2020-21 academic year. Data come from over 10,000 students from 35 schools in California, Michigan, and North Carolina. Results indicate that over 80% of students who used Core5 did not have learning loss, over 40% of students who used Core5 accelerated their learning by exceeding MAP Growth targets, and Core5 helped all students.
Welcoming Back the Whole Child: Social-Emotional Learning and the Literacy Needs of Returning Students
Research Brief: Educator Perceptions of Teaching and Learning in Fall 2021
This research brief describes educators’ expectations for teaching and learning in the 2021-22 academic year. Data come from a nationwide survey of over 1000 teachers and school leaders and focus groups. Results indicate that educators are concerned about students’ readiness but feel prepared to support their education.