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Reading & Literacy

No-Fuss Literacy: Activities and Technology to Support Elementary Students with Dyslexia

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McKenna Wierman

Last week, we looked at six classroom best practices to support learners with dyslexia. Today, we’ll turn our attention to the kinds of specific literacy activities you can implement in your classroom to support your students with dyslexia, and how technology can help.

How Teachers Can Support Students with Dyslexia in the Elementary Classroom

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McKenna Wierman

When you understand what dyslexia is and how to work around it, you give dyslexic students in your class a better shot at success. Dyslexia has nothing to do with intelligence or ability; and while there is no magical cure for dyslexia, it can be overcome.

How Does the Daily 5 Look in Different Elementary Grades?

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McKenna Wierman

When it comes to developing students’ literacy skills, one of the most popular and successful frameworks used by educators is the

[Product Update] Reading Eggs is Receiving a Powerful Data Refresh!

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McKenna Wierman

Edmentum’s learn-to-read program, Reading Eggs, is making it even easier for you to monitor reading progress and proficiency by launching a brand-new data dashboard!

[Foundational Literacy] 3 Questions About Sight Words Answered

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McKenna Wierman

Being familiar with different sight words is critical to every young student's literacy journey.

Lexile Reading Levels in Edmentum Exact Path: Tips to Organize Your Classroom Library

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Shannan LaMalfa

Summer means re-setting and reorganizing for teachers. Find out how we've partnered with Meta Metrics to include Lexile Reading levels in Edmentum Exact Path, and how that can help you as you work on sprucing up your classroom library for next year!

By the Numbers: The Landscape of Elementary Education

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Sarah Cornelius

Elementary education is about much more than the basic “3 R’s” of reading, writing, and arithmetic. We’re digging into three important questions related to the elementary landscape today by taking a close look at what the latest facts and statistics say.

[Foundational Literacy] A Summer Reading Take-Home Kit for Your Elementary Students

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Sarah Cornelius

We’ve compiled several of our favorite reading and literacy activities from Reading Eggs and Reading Eggspress to share with your pre-K through 6th grade students and encourage them to keep reading at home over the summer!

Reenergizing the Daily 5 in Your Classroom

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Madison Michell

As we step into April (can you believe it’s here already?), it’s officially safe to start your countdown to the end of the school year!

By the Numbers: Why Early Literacy Matters

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Sarah Cornelius

We love having the opportunity to celebrate reading and focus on the importance of literacy every March in recognition of National Reading Month. This year, we celebrated Dr.

[Foundational Literacy] Building Your Elementary Classroom Library

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McKenna Wierman

The best way to develop literacy skills in young readers is to simply get them reading. Building your own classroom library is a great way to encourage kids to look for books that interest them, explore new topics, and become proficient, independent readers.

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