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Shanahan on Literacy

Timothy Shanahan

Literacy expert Timothy Shanahan shares best practices for teaching reading and writing. Dr. Shanahan is an internationally recognized professor of urban education and reading researcher who has extensive experience with children in inner-city schools and children with special needs. All posts are reprinted with permission from Shanahan on Literacy.

December 10, 2018

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December 3, 2018

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November 26, 2018

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November 15, 2018

I talk a lot about research in this space. I argue for research-based instruction and policy. I point out a dearth of empirical evidence behind some instructional schemes, and champion others that have been validated or verified to my satisfaction.

October 31, 2018

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"You know you’ve read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend." — Paul Sweeney