December 3, 2020

The Science of Reading: Introduction

Elfrieda H. Hiebert

We’re hearing a lot these days about the science of reading. This isn’t the first time that questions have been raised about how research can be used to increase children’s reading proficiency.

   

December 3, 2020

The Science of Reading, Part 1: Why Orthography Is So Critical

Elfrieda H. Hiebert

Part 1 answers the question: Why is the orthography of English so important in learning to read (and critical for teachers of reading to understand)?

   

December 3, 2020

The Science of Reading, Part 2: What We Know Works – Curriculum

Elfrieda H. Hiebert

Part 2 provides insights from the science of reading on important aspects of a curriculum in reading acquisition.

   

December 3, 2020

The Science of Reading, Part 3: What We Know Works – Instruction

Elfrieda H. Hiebert

Part 3 discusses how reading acquisition can be supported and what instructional activities can be delivered to a beginning reading class.

   

December 3, 2020

The Science of Reading, Part 4: Instruction That Does NOT Support Independent Word Recognition

Elfrieda H. Hiebert

Part 4 is a review of the research on practices that we know do not promote reading acquisition.