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How Can I Help my Students with Dyslexia?

In Part 1 of this series, we explored what dyslexia is (and what it is not), along with why it’s getting so much attention these days. In Part…

May 15, 2019  |  By Holly Lane
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2018-2019 End-of-Year Considerations: Being a Reader

As we say farewell to the 2018–2019 school year, we would like to offer a few end-of-year considerations for managing the Being a Reader program. Being a Reader…

Apr 23, 2019  |  By Lenora Forsythe
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DYSLEXIA: WHAT IS IT, AND WHY ARE WE HEARING SO MUCH ABOUT IT?

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you probably have heard the word dyslexia a lot in recent years. You may be wondering why there is so much…

Apr 17, 2019  |  By Holly Lane
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Explicit, Systematic Phonics Instruction? So glad you asked . . .

Does your program provide explicit, systematic phonics instruction? How would you respond to this question in real time? Would you gaze toward the nearest open doorway and slip…

Mar 26, 2019  |  By Wendy Seger
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New Instructional Support for Kindergarten! Small-group Reading Set 1: Extended Instruction and Practice

Kindergarten teachers of Being a Reader, have you had students who have placed into Set 1 but struggled to make progress? If the answer is yes, then Set 1:…

Oct 6, 2018  |  By Gina Fugnitto
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Supporting Students who Struggle to Learn Letter Names: Part 4 of a Blog Series Just for Kindergarten Teachers!

Kindergarten teachers, you have now taught the first two weeks of Shared Reading, you have taught the 20 lessons in Learning Letter Names, and you have planned for…

Sep 14, 2018
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