Menu

Reading 101: The Basics of Teaching Reading

Teaching reading is a hugely complicated task. So much so that researcher Louisa Moats ended up entitling her influential article "Teaching Reading IS Rocket Science." (This, incidentally, also became the basis for the Reading Rockets name!)

New teachers and those who want to learn more about literacy instruction can visit our First Year Teachers section and take advantage of our free self-study online course.

Featured Video: Reading 101

Informal Assessment

Informal Assessment

Regular informal assessments throughout the school year provides useful information that can help teachers to identify the individual strengths and weaknesses of each student.

Sign up for our free newsletters about reading
Advertisement
Reading Blogs
Maria Salvadore
Maria Salvadore
April 7, 2014
March 27, 2014
"You may have tangible wealth untold. Caskets of jewels and coffers of gold. Richer than I you can never be — I had a mother who read to me." — Strickland Gillilan