• Notable

    Talking Shapes Study

    Can an app help PreK & K students learn to read, spell, and write? 
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    New Vision for Early Ed

    The Class of 2028 gets a leg up. Read More

Teaching and Learning

What We Know
About DLLs

Word order is more important in English than it is in many other languages.   Read More


What We Do To
Teach DLLs

Provide additional work on English phonemes that aren’t present in a child’s native language.  Read More



English learners may have more finely tuned phonemic awareness than their monolingual peers. Read More


books_iconRecommended Reading

Reading Rockets’ “Using Cognates to Develop Comprehension in English.” Read More

Comprehensive Literacy Instruction

The Literacy How Reading Wheel depicts the essential components of comprehensive literacy. Empower your practice with Literacy How-To! Link what we know about learning to read (research) to what we do in the classroom. Explore the NEW
Literacy How
Reading Wheel