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.
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What, Why, and How: The Science of Learning to Read
The science of reading is a huge body of research that shows how the human brain learns how to read. Here we explain exactly what the science of reading is, how it works, and why you should base your instruction on it.
ESSER Funds: Invest in Programs Based on the Science of Reading
In 2021, the ARP ESSER fund was enacted, providing $122.7 billion in federal funding for schools. These funds must be spent on evidence-based interventions by September 30, 2024. Here are some of the most important factors to look for when choosing a literacy program.
What is the Definition of Fluency in Reading?
There are many components that go into developing students’ reading fluency, as if teaching reading wasn’t complex enough. This Lexia® blog post breaks down the essential aspects of fluency and gives you some evidence-based tips for helping your students develop their fluency skills.
The 3 Principles of Structured Literacy Instruction
As we’re coming out of the pandemic, many teachers are feeling the pressure to accelerate student learning. The key to ensuring all students have the opportunity to find success in reading is providing them with evidence-based instruction. That’s where Structured Literacy comes in.
A Social-Emotional Imperative: Supporting both Dyslexia and Developmental Language Disorders (DLD) through Software Innovation
Deepen your understanding of common language-based learning disabilities by listening to “Hurdles to Literacy: Understanding Dyslexia and DLD” now. Leilani Cauthen of the Learning Counsel and Dr. Suzanne Carreker from Lexia® discuss how the science of reading helps students with these disorders achieve literacy.
How to Implement a Sustainable Tutoring Program with Lexia
Using evidence-based interventions for high-dosage tutoring is one of the most effective ways to accelerate learning. Research-based curriculum, such as Lexia® Core5® Reading and Lexia® PowerUp Literacy®, can be used to follow best practices for successful high-dosage tutoring that makes up for lost instructional time.
Supporting the Science of Reading for Emergent Bilinguals: Equity in Instruction
Discover the significance of equitable instruction for the expanding Emergent Bilingual population in U.S. schools. Examine the science of reading's impact on language acquisition and promoting educational equity for students mastering English and their native languages.
Lexia Boosts Charter School Success
The results are in: Lexia® Core5® Reading helped charter schools double the number of students performing at or above grade level. Read more here about how Core5 supports charter school students.
How Can Teachers Help Students with Dyslexia?
Research shows that one in five students have a learning disability, with dyslexia being the most common. How can teachers help students with dyslexia find reading success? Here, we offer the best tips for supporting these students using the science of reading.