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 Does it Mean to be at a ‘7th-Grade Lexile Level?’
Lexile® levels have been around for years, but what are they actually measuring? We’re tackling what it means to be at a “7th-grade Lexile level,” and how teachers can use Lexile scores to assess and better support their students.
What is Culturally Responsive Teaching?
Cultural and racial biases affect students and teachers in more ways than you’d think. One of the best ways to combat these biases is through culturally responsive teaching. Click here to learn some of the best practices for becoming a culturally responsive educator.
The Power of Effective Literacy Instruction
So many components have to be put in place to establish effective literacy instruction in the classroom. But what exactly are those components, and how do they come together to help students find reading success? Click here to learn more.
How the Science of Reading Works for English Learners
Bilingual students are becoming more common in U.S. classrooms, and educators should know all the amazing strengths they bring with them. Learn about how the science of reading works for English Learners and how to support them in your classroom.
Tips for Developing a Structured Literacy Curriculum
Now more than ever, teachers need actionable steps to ensure their students are getting the best, most effective instruction possible. In this blog post, Lexia® tackles some of the key components to developing an effective curriculum based on the science of reading.
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.