Teachers are often looking for different ways to present news stories to students at differing reading levels. Here are three I recommend: Newsela and Newsela Elementary – Newsela publishes high-interest news articles daily at five levels of complexity for grades 3-12. Their goal is to
Every Fall I get a lot of questions about how to define a ”nonreader.” People ask this question because a student has to be termed a nonreader to be able to have a teacher read the reading portion of the MCAS aloud.
As we plan for instruction for our students, I am often asked what is considered “intensive instruction”. As you can see from this handout released by leading reading researchers, one teacher to three students is considered intensive. In some districts,