Rare words typically make up only 5% or less of the total words in texts, but it’s often these words that get students anxious about reading.
A small part of the English vocabulary accounts for the majority of the words in the texts students read across the grades – but some of the words may surprise you.
It’s a compelling idea—a set of texts on the same topic but with different text complexity levels. With a range of texts on the same… Read More »Multi-Level Text Sets: Leveling the Playing Field or Sidelining Struggling Readers?
EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND Ph.D., Department of Educational Psychology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, August 1979 Advanced Graduate Study, Elementary Education, Arizona State University, 1974-76 M.Ed., Elementary Education,… Read More »Elfrieda H. Hiebert–Curriculum Vitae