Tag Archives: reading comprehension

Cool Tool | Reading Horizons Discovery

Reading Horizons Discovery® provides teachers with the resources and method to give K-3 students a solid foundation for reading and spelling to put them firmly on the path to reading success. The strategy-based reading program offers both direct instruction and … Continue reading

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Getting Personal

The role of personalization in online learning. GUEST COLUMN | by Jason Wright Classroom education has come a long way from one-room schoolhouses and chalkboards, largely due to evolving technology. This change is continuing to transform education with advances in … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Big Word Club

You’ve heard of the Digital Divide, well, here’s a very different chasm in education: the Word Gap. What’s this? “A gap in vocabulary between rich and poor,” says Shane DeRolf, founder and CEO of Big Word Club. Research has documented that students from lower … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | ReadWorks

The non-profit ReadWorks is committed to solving our nation’s reading comprehension challenges by providing educators with the research-based curriculum and guidance they need to improve their effectiveness and their students’ achievement. They provide a pedagogically consistent product of comprehension units, articles, and question sets … Continue reading

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Targeting Instruction for Success

Using adaptive technology to increase science comprehension. GUEST COLUMN | by Harriet Isecke Reading comprehension in the U.S. is one of the greatest crises facing our nation today. The problem is only exacerbated when it comes to reading nonfiction text, … Continue reading

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Do You Comprehend?

ReadWorks Executive Director David Ciulla schools edtech companies on building effective literacy products.  INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero A research-based reading comprehension curriculum, ReadWorks is delivered directly to K-6 teachers and principals, online, for free, to be shared broadly. Technology … Continue reading

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Cool Tools | Teachers: How to Bridge the Gap Right Now

Looking to bridge the digital gap? Check this out, especially if you’re looking for reading comprehension tools—deadline’s coming right up, but you’ve still got enough time: DYMO/Mimio has introduced the third grant award in its classroom technology grant series—the “Bridging … Continue reading

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