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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Appreciating Accents: A Culturally Sustaining Path to Global English
In an increasingly globalized world, students' accents should be embraced as an asset that reflects their heritage. Contrary to popular opinion, an accent is not a mispronunciation. Read on to discover how they differ and how understanding the differences can improve equity in a classroom.
How Should We Be Thinking About Funding in 2022?
As we look ahead and contemplate how we will address the lasting effects of the pandemic on education, we should also reconsider school budgets and resource allocation to ensure increased funding translates to real, measurable student success.
5 Key Features of Equitable Instructional Resources
As America diversifies and the demographics of our nation's schools continue to change, both school districts and edtech developers must take steps to ensure all students feel welcome, safe, and represented by their curricula. Here are 5 characteristics that all inclusive learning materials should possess.
5 of the Best Education Podcasts
Podcasts are an excellent resource for teachers looking to hone their skills and receive wisdom from educational experts and leaders. From edtech to pedagogy and everything in between, here are our top 5 podcast picks for educators.
Helping Emergent Bilingual Students Develop Language Comprehension
Teaching students how to speak and comprehend oral English is a critical component of learning how to read and comprehend written English. This post discusses the 4 starting points to teach language comprehension to Emergent Bilingual students using an asset-minded approach.
3 Tips for Effective Student Assessment
As an educator, when considering student assessments, it’s important to ask: What question will this testing data answer? This blog post dives into the ways educators can use student assessments effectively, even with post-pandemic learning loss.
An Interview with Dr. Liz Brooke, Chief Learning Officer at Lexia Learning
Check out this interview with Lexia® Learning’s Dr. Liz Brooke by Bloomberg Businessweek. The discussion was a follow up to a widely read article by Michael R. Bloomberg about the impact of the pandemic on students and the priority of opening schools.
Growing Need for Culturally Responsive Teaching
Emergent Bilinguals (EBs) make up more than 15% of classrooms in grades K–2, so a curriculum embracing the ethos of culturally responsive pedagogy should be purposefully designed. Discover the key points to making classrooms inclusive and keeping EB students engaged and moving forward.
Welcoming Back the Whole Child: Social-Emotional Learning and the Literacy Needs of Returning Students
As students return to school, teachers should welcome back the whole child. In this blog post, find out how social-emotional learning (SEL) and self-determination theory (SDT) apply to literacy instruction. The post shows how Lexia® advances literacy, equity, and well-being in students.