Below is a list of resources for educators, divided into the following topics: Science of Reading, ELA Skills-based Resources & Multisensory Math Resources. Please email additional suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
SCIENCE OF READING
Teaching Reading is Rocket Science 2020: What Expert Teachers of Reading Should Know and Be Able to Do
This publication, authored by literacy expert Louisa Moats, is by the American Federation of Teachers.
Science of Reading: The Podcast
This podcast series from Amplify “delivers the latest insights from researchers and practitioners in early reading. Each episode takes a conversational approach and explores a timely topic related to the science of reading.” Amplify has also set up a Facebook Group for discussion.
See Hear Speak Podcast
“Interesting conversations with people who care about reading, language, and speech in the developing child.” Tiffany Hogan is a Professor at MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston, MA. She is “a scientist and speech-language pathologist who studies reading, language, and speech development and disorders such as dyslexia, developmental language disorder, and speech sound disorders.”
APM Reports – Emily Hanford
This link provides access to Emily’s trilogy of documentaries on reading in America:
Hard to Read: How America schools fail kids with dyslexia
Hard Words: Why aren’t kids being taught to read
At a Loss for Words: How a flawed idea is teaching millions of kids to be poor readers
The Science of Reading Webinar Series on Demand
This 3-part series examines the “why,” “what,” and “how” of this important topic.
National Center on Improving Literacy
From the NCIL website: The National Center on Improving Literacy (NCIL) is a partnership among literacy experts, university researchers, and technical assistance providers, with funding from the United States Department of Education. The NCIL’s mission is to increase access to, and use of, evidence-based approaches to screen, identify, and teach students with literacy-related disabilities, including dyslexia. Resources are available for families, educators and school districts.
ELA SKILLS-BASED RESOURCES
Middle Tennessee State University – Center for Dyslexia
Educator and Parent Resources
Webinars, Blogs & More: Louisa Moats
Structured Literacy and Typical Literacy Practices Understanding Differences to Create Instructional Opportunities, by Louise Spear-Swerling
Join the Facebook Page, Wilson Reading System – Tips & Tricks.
Orthographic Mapping: What It Is and Why It’s So Important
This 35 minute video presentation by Maria Murray, Ph.D., is part of a Knowledge Series for Teachers of Reading & Spelling from Oswego State University of New York.
David Kilpatrick: Understanding Reading Development and Difficulties
This 60 minute presentation is from a 2016 Reading League Event and features David Kilpatrick, the author of Essential of Assessing, Preventing, and Overcoming Reading Difficulties.
Heggerty Phonemic Awareness Curriculum
This website provides daily phonemic awareness plans.
Sound Walls vs. Word Walls
This webinar features literacy consultant and national LETRS trainer Mary Dahlgren. It was recorded for NW Colorado BOCES to support teachers.
A free online program that enables teachers to find words containing specific patterns.
Comprehension Micro-Skills Explanation and Samples
Resource from AmplifyReading.
The Missing Link in Comprehension
A White Paper from AmplifyReading
Vocabulary (still coming…)
Resource & Blog by Timothy Rasinski
Timothy is also the author of The Megabook of Fluency.
Atlantic Seaboard Dyslexia Education Center
Making Math Moments that Matter