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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.

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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.

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