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SIPPS Plus for High School Students: The Critical Elements for Growth and Success

I sidled up next to a high school student and casually asked my trademark question, “What are you reading and loving?” He barely glanced up from the paper…

Oct 8, 2019  |  By Jennifer McMahon
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Connecting the Dyslexia Conversation to the SIPPS Program

In Part One of this blog series, Dr. Holly Lane shared the current definition of dyslexia, background information that sheds light on how it became a hot topic,…

Sep 18, 2019  |  By Lenora Forsythe
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The Settled Science of Teaching Reading – Part 2

In Part 1 of this blog series, we discussed the fraught history of and continued debates around the science of reading instruction. What is the conversation like in…

Sep 3, 2019  |  By Gina Fugnitto & Marisa Ramirez Stukey
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The Settled Science of Teaching Reading – Part 1

Educators have been discussing the “right” way to teach reading for decades. While “balance” was called for nearly 20 years ago, dissension has reared its head again and…

Aug 26, 2019  |  By Marisa Ramirez Stukey & Gina Fugnitto
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Our Approach to Teaching Reading

All of us engaged in literacy instruction aspire to lay the ground for highly literate students who love to read for pleasure and information and are able to…

Aug 19, 2019  |  By Valerie Fraser
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Preparing for SIPPS: Instructional Considerations 2019-2020

Reflect on Practice Take a moment to reflect on your own practice with regard to teaching the SIPPS (Systematic Instruction in Phonological Awareness, Phonics, and Sight Words) program and…

Aug 15, 2019  |  By Gina Fugnitto
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