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5 Ways To Dive Deeper into the Science of Reading in 2024

5 Ways To Dive Deeper into the Science of Reading in 2024

A new year means new opportunities to empower our students and accelerate reading achievement.

Let’s start the year with a commitment to deepen our understanding of the Science of Reading and learn how we can support our students as they become strong, confident readers. 

We’ve compiled a list of resources that enhance your knowledge of the Science of Reading and the power of decodable books.

1. Learn with Just Right Reader 

At Just Right Reader, we provide several ways to continue learning about the Science of Reading and how to provide students with literacy instruction that works.

Science of Reading Leadership podcast

Science of Reading Leadership Podcast

Tune into our podcast for powerful discussions with thought-leaders, literacy experts, and educators.

 Click here to listen on your favorite podcast platform.

 

Just Right Reader symposiumsScience of Reading Symposiums

Attend a virtual symposium where we partner with literacy experts and school districts to learn the research, ask questions, and implement the best instructional practices for students.

Click here to join us for an upcoming symposium!
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Blog

Read about the latest literacy research, tips for teaching reading, symposium recaps, and what districts and communities are doing to increase reading achievement nationwide.  

Click here to read our blog.

2. Explore Education Blogs 

The following list is not necessarily an endorsement of Just Right Reader, but meant to be a starting point for readers to learn and explore additional Science of Reading and decodable resources. 

Discover new perspectives and research-based practices that energize your approach to teaching reading.

3. Read Professional Development Books 

The following list is not necessarily an endorsement of Just Right Reader, but meant to be a starting point for readers to learn and explore additional Science of Reading and decodable resources. 

Invest in your professional growth by diving into books such as:

  • The Reading Mind: A cognitive approach to Understanding How the Mind Reads by Daniel Willingham
  • Literacy Foundations for English Learners by Elsa Cárdenas-Hagan
  • 7 Mighty Moves by Lindsey Kemeny

4. Collaborate with Peers 

Establish or join a professional learning community (PLC) focused on literacy instruction.  Exchange ideas, share success stories and challenges, and deepen your understanding of the Science of Reading as a community. 

Join theJust Right Reader Community Facebook group to connect with educators across the country who are using our Science of Reading decodables. 

5. Attend Conferences and Workshops

 Mark your calendar for literacy-focused conferences and workshops where you can expand your network, learn the latest research, and gain inspiration from other passionate educators. 

 

By committing to growing as professionals and implementing reading strategies that work, we make reading accessible to all students. 

Be sure to save this blog post and return to it throughout the year. 

Just Right Reader wishes you a year of growth, learning, and the joy of witnessing your students unlock the power of reading!

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Schedule a call with our team to learn how Just Right Reader Decodables accelerates reading achievement by creating an authentic and successful reading experience for students.

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