Raising the Bar for Literacy with High-Quality Instructional Materials
High-quality instructional materials are essential to effective literacy instruction. State policy makers and education leaders can improve access to these materials by supporting decisions-makers in adopting proven literacy programs and strategies. When evaluating literacy programs, whether for curriculum, supplemental, or intervention purposes, educators must consider these three elements:
1. Alignment to research about the science of learning to read
2. Rigorous research studies
3. Effective outcomes
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