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Developing Awareness of the Segments of Sound in Speech—SIPPS Instruction IES-WWC

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IES: What Works Clearinghouse Educator’s Practice Guide supports the Results-Based Instruction Found in all three SIPPS (Systematic Instruction in Phonological Awareness, Phonics, and Sight Words) Levels—Part 2: Develop Awareness of the Segments of Sound in Speech and How They Link to Letters.<

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Explicit Teaching of Academic Language—SIPPS Challenge Level IES-WWC

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IES: What Works Clearinghouse Educator’s Practice Guide Supports the Results-based Instruction Found in all three SIPPS (Systematic Instruction in Phonological Awareness, Phonics, and Sight Words) Levels—Part 1: Teaching Students Academic Language.

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Starting the Year with Being a Reader, Part 2: Small-group Reading Sets 1–5: Placement Assessment (Announcement), Students Continuing Instruction, Intentional Set Design, and Planning for Instruction

In Part 1 of this Starting the Year with Being a Reader series, we focused on reflecting on practice, early reading instruction,and the Being a Reader timeline for instru

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Starting the Year with SIPPS, Part 1: Placement Assessment and the SIPPS Community

Are you ready to implement SIPPS in the 2017–2018 school year?  We offer three getting-started blog posts to support your implementation:

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SIPPS End of the 2016–17 School Year Considerations

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As we say farewell to the 2016–17 school year, we offer a few end-of-year considerations for managing the SIPPS program through to next year.

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SIPPS Sight Words & Sight Syllable Instruction Matters! IES>WWC Recommendations for Foundational Skills #3 Confirms

The What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) in conjunction with an expert panel, publishes practice guides to help those in the field make important instructional decisions based on solid, research-based evidence.

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Considerations Beyond SIPPS Challenge Level Instruction

"Good readers read with accuracy all the time… When students read accurately, they solidify their word-recognition, decoding, and word-analysis skills.  Perhaps more important, they are likely to understand what they read and, as a result, to enjoy reading."

—Allington & Gabriel (Every Child, Every Day)

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Considerations Beyond SIPPS Extension Level Instruction

“We cannot assume that children will take on literacy behaviors simply because print is all around them, nor will they learn how stories work by hearing just a few. Our intentional acts of teaching will lead them to new understandings.” 

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