Reading must be taught explicitly. The essential reading components, often referred to as “The Big 5”, include phonics, phonological awareness, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension. These 5 must be taught together, systematically and explicitly, to properly plant the seeds for incremental growth towards lifelong literacy.
HOW children are taught matters, whether at home during a pandemic or in a traditional classroom. Learning to read requires mastery of specific skills. Especially now, preventing the “summer slide” and beyond means doubling down on the fundamentals of reading.
In response to a national movement to change how schools teach students to read, education technology company Lexplore is launching a free online course to help schools more effectively incorporate phonics into literacy instruction.
Eye-tracking technology can provide teachers with tremendous advantages for their students. Here, the educators at Lexplore discuss the amazing benefits of eye-tracking technology for reading assessment and how Lexplore technology [..]