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.
What is the Science of Reading? How the Human Brain Learns to Read
What is the science of reading? More than just phonics, this body of research covers the different skills that make up reading, how the human brain learns to read, and the most effective way to teach reading. Read on to learn more.
Elementary Educator’s Frequently Asked Questions at the EdWeek Summit
Supporting struggling readers is top of mind for elementary grade teachers. Read how literacy experts Kimberly Stockton and Alexis Treat responded to their most-urgent questions with advice about boosting learning recovery for all students.
The Science of Reading vs. Balanced Literacy: The History of the Reading Wars
For decades, educators and policymakers have debated the best way to teach students how to read, from phonics to whole language, from balanced literacy to the science of reading. Check out this blog to learn how literacy education evolved to what it is today.
How Do Emergent Bilinguals Learn to Read?: 4 Things We Learned From Meeting With the Experts
In 2022, Lexia hosted a roundtable symposium where literacy and education experts gathered to discuss the question: How do Emergent Bilingual students learn to read? This blog highlights some topics from this exciting event. Learn how to better support and empower Emergent Bilinguals.
Adolescent Educator’s Frequently Asked Questions at the EdWeek Summit
Supporting struggling readers is top of mind for teachers of adolescent learners. Read how literacy experts Kimberly Stockton and Alexis Treat responded to their most-urgent questions with advice about boosting learning recovery for all students.
The Science of Reading: Your Wordle Secret Weapon
An understanding of the science of reading provides a lifetime of benefits, and Lexia’s Secondary Curriculum Manager John Bennetts has discovered yet another advantage: it helps him solve Wordle puzzles with ease. Read on for some Wordle tips!
3 Back-to-School Tips for Administrators
Heading back to school after summer break? Before you climb out of the hammock, check out these expert tips for teachers and administrators. Each one gives great advice so you'll jump-start the new school year! Grab a pen, a pad, and read them now.
Three Factors to Improve Teacher and Student Support in Emergent Bilingual Education
To future-proof Emergent Bilingual education, educators need to look at 3 factors: a learning science-based curriculum with an emphasis on speaking practice, modern technological support, and better family engagement. Explore these topics with Emergent Bilingual curriculum experts Kristie Shelley and Cynthia Peng.
Teaching reading in crowded classrooms: The support even trained teachers need
After you’ve invested in your teachers with LETRS literacy professional learning, help them become even more effective by giving them tools and time for personalized instruction to meet the needs of every student.