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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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.
Standard English Is a Myth: Bringing an Asset-Based Approach to Accents
This Education Insight explains why standard English and its “non-accent” are myths. Learn about the detrimental effects of stigmatizing accents and ways to address accent bias in the classroom to bring us closer to educational equity.
When We Know Better, We Do Better: The Relationship Between Teacher Knowledge and Effective RTI
Teacher expertise makes all the difference. Learn how deep knowledge of the Response to Intervention framework helps teachers support all students as they develop the skills and strategies necessary to read and spell accurately and automatically
The Need for Research-Based Literacy Professional Learning
Why aren't the proven components of reading being taught to teachers before they enter the classroom? Learn the answer to this question and find out how to better prepare teachers with the knowledge and tools they need to improve literacy for every student.
Towards Educational Equity: Empowering Literacy Teachers
The key to unlocking educational equity is empowering literacy teachers with the tools and knowledge they need to help all students reach their full potential. This paper discusses three ways districts can empower teachers and foster more equitable literacy environments.
Literacy Professional Learning: 10 Reasons Why It's Essential
Discover The LETRS® Suite, a comprehensive professional learning tool for teachers of reading and spelling, and learn how LETRS turns early childhood and elementary educators into literacy and language experts in the science of reading.
How Do Emergent Bilingual Students Learn to Read?
The science of reading is always expanding; in fact, it now includes students with dyslexia and other kinds of learners. We look forward to seeing how it expands to include the specific learning needs of Emergent Bilingual students, particularly with the addition of oral language practice.
3 Creative Ways School and District Leaders Can Maximize Data and Improve Student Achievement
For classroom educators, using data to inform instruction has had a transformative impact on student achievement. But how are leaders using data? Learn about 3 creative ways to use data at the district and school levels, and tips that affect all aspects of education.