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Introducing Guiding Literacy’s Explorer Opportunity

Introducing Guiding Literacy’s Explorer Opportunity

Guiding Literacy Growth’s new Explorer Opportunity offers a simple and cost-effective way to uncover the pathway to enhancing your literacy system. The Opportunity Unlocking students' future success begins with a strong literacy system in elementary school. But how do...

An Italian Proverb and its Connection to Literacy Initiative Thought

An Italian Proverb and its Connection to Literacy Initiative Thought

There is a great Italian proverb that I was reminded of recently: "Tra il dire e il fare c'e di mezzo il mare." A literal translation: Between saying and doing there is the sea. A more compact version: There is a sea between saying and doing. In English, we might also...

Research and Science as Black and White? Not Quite!

Research and Science as Black and White? Not Quite!

In recent months, across social media and content domains, especially literacy, the black and white, yes or no rhetoric has seemingly intensified. If you are on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, you’ve undoubtedly witnessed it and probably walked away with a bit of...

The Basic Guide to Reading Research for Teachers

The Basic Guide to Reading Research for Teachers

In today’s discourse on educational practice in literacy, the term “research” is ubiquitous. You see it in the newsstands, on television and across the social media universe. A point of contention in many discussions is what constitutes “research-based” and...