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Instructional Resources

To better serve you, we have merged the ECR Series & Other Resources into one Instructional Resource group. Here you will find information & research that will help improve your teaching.

Publications:

THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL JOURNAL - A Special Issue: Lessons from Reasearch at the Center for the Improvement of Early Reading Achievement

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Teaching Every Child to Read: Frequently Asked Questions and Teaching Every Child to Read: Professional Development Guide

Based on the same model as CIERA's immensely popular Every Child a Reader package, Teaching Every Child to Read: Frequently Asked Questions offers fresh answers to ten of the most pressing questions about teaching reading, as raised by teachers, school administrators, and district or state language arts coordinators. Bringing in fresh information from the ever-growing field of literacy research, Teaching Every Child to Read continues the work of Every Child a Reader by detailing new and effective techniques for teaching reading in a changing world.

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Every Child a Reader: Applying Reading Research in the Classroom

Extensive research over the past 30 years has established the classroom and home experiences that support independent reading by the end of third grade. Every Child a Reader draws on this research in providing teachers with practical suggestions on improving children's reading achievement. Written in clear, concise language, Every Child a Reader includes practices easily incorporated in any classroom, along with vital references to help teachers learn more.

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Every Child a Reader: Companion Readings

Reprints of 18 articles from the International Reading Association's, The Reading Teacher, specially selected for use with Every Child a Reader: Applying Reading Research in the Classroom

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Other Resources

Improving the Reading Comprehension of America's Children: 10 Research-Based Principles

This is a draft of the 10 research-based principles that describe how to improve reading comprehension.

Improving the Reading Achievement of America's Children: 10 Research-Based Principles

10 research-based principles that describe how to improve reading achievement.

Eager to Learn: Educating Our Preschoolers

Eager to Learn: Educating Our Preschoolers is about the education of children ages 2 to 5. It focuses on programs provided outside the home, such as preschool, Head Start, and childcare centers. At the threshold of a new century, there can be little doubt that something approaching voluntary universal early childhood education—a feature of other wealthy industrialized nations—is also on the horizon here.

Hot Lists: References Answering Reading Questions

CIERA's Hot Lists provide a selection of references that answer important questions about reading education and achievement.

Ideas@Work

Ideas@Work is a web-based space for educators to share ideas about work that promotes CIERA's efforts to improve early reading acquisition.

Ready Reference

Research reports on how to create reading excellence.


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