This IES infographic provides essential points for consideration in identifying appropriate support for English learner students who may also be struggling with learning disabilities. In addition to evidence-based recommendations, the overview includes links to a variety of tools and resources.
Children start building their vocabulary very early in life. Vocabulary is more than the words a child knows; it is how they communicate. Students communicate by listening, reading, writing, and speaking, and students with large vocabularies are more successful readers and writers. This one-page document gives additional information on effective instructional practices for teaching vocabulary.
This document from the Meadows Center shares 10 key policies and practices that all teachers can put in place right now in their instruction. The research indicates that the value of time, screening, and explicit instruction make a difference in reading intervention.
This multi-media toolkit from the National Center on Improving Literacy guides families in advocating for their children’s literacy needs through the use of evidence-based literacy practices. The toolkit contains videos, research briefs, infographics, and more.
Parents and educators may have different opinions about specific terms like dyslexia or more general terms like learning disabilities. Understanding these terms and agreeing on which to use can help prevent confusion and conflict. It can also lead to a shared understanding of a child’s needs. Eleven diverse national organizations joined together to develop ideas for having this conversation. This […]