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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Lexia English Correlation Report
Students who used Lexia® English scored higher than non-program users across all demographics, including gender, race, free-or-reduced lunch status, and home language—even in remote and hybrid learning environments. Read more here about how Lexia English supported Emergent Bilinguals in 2020-2021.
Breakthrough Moments: You Can’t Teach What You Don’t Know
Learning to teach is like learning to read: It requires consistency, effort, and explicit instruction. Empowering teachers with high-quality professional literacy learning can uplift them and our students and help us achieve the goal of literacy for all.
Teaching Reading to Children who Speak Varieties of English
It is important for educators to understand that there is no one 'right' way to speak English. Many students speak dialects of English, such as African-American English, which are not reflected in the books their schools assign. This results in opportunity gaps and inequity.
The Science of Reading: Why Didn’t We Learn What We Needed to Know in College?
Most colleges fail to teach future educators the proper way to assist their students with literacy. Former educator Donna Hejtmanek dives into what teacher education programs should teach when it comes to literacy and why many teachers feel their colleges didn't properly prepare them.
The Science of Reading: A Defining Movement
When most people think about human rights, literacy doesn't usually come to mind. Dr. Maria Murray of The Reading League wants to change that. Join Dr. Murray as she explains what we know about how people read, the art of teaching, and much more.
Helping English-Learners Through Improved Parent Outreach: Strategies That Work
One of the challenges for schools working with Emergent Bilingual students is engaging with their parents, who are often Emergent Bilinguals themselves. In this webinar, we dive into the strategies schools can use to reach, communicate with, and welcome into the community Emergent Bilingual students and families.
Embrace the Asset Model for the Benefit of All Students
Learn how all students can benefit from teachers who embrace a positive asset model that acknowledges and honors the individual student and builds upon what they do know rather than the skills they lack.
Level Up: Embracing Culturally Responsive and Sustaining Pedagogy for Emergent Bilingual Students
Read this Insight to learn about instructional strategies that position Emergent Bilingual students’ cultures and linguistic knowledge as strengths and assets before emphasizing the impact that culturally sustaining practices can have on all students in diverse classrooms.