Our own research, and that of many others, shows that in elementary and middle schools across the nation, the average time spent on instruction that builds vocabulary, listening and speaking skills hovers around 10%.
At this time of year in classrooms across the country, test-prep strategies are on smartboards and computer screens during literacy blocks…
Representatives from Generations Incorporated, a literacy organization that strives to develop Greater Boston’s youngest readers, attended the Lectio Institute in 2015. Read what they had to say about their team’s experience.
A team from the Ready. Set. READ! literacy campaign (Reading, PA) attended our 2016 institute to work on making their community literacy initiative more effective.
Despite long hours of preparation, planning, and lesson delivery by hard-working teachers, today’s literacy instruction regularly falls short.
What’s wrong with using this instructional approach to boost literacy?
In Mr. Smith’s third grade classroom, a number of children had trouble with the morning lesson on finding the main idea…
A team from Hartford, CT, attended our 2015 institute and has since revamped their literacy approach in 48 schools.
After attending the September institute, the Salem leadership team had much to say about what they learned, and how they are moving forward to improve the district’s literacy programming.
In our institutes, educators talk about the ongoing literacy assessments happening in their classrooms.
Hear from Superintendent Drew Echelson, an urban school district leader, who is using the Lectio approach to turn things around.