Even before the disruptions caused by the pandemic, state agency literacy leaders experienced frustration with lack of progress in reading achievement and the reluctance of many educators to employ research-based reading instruction.  The collection highlights strategies that states and districts can use to address these challenges, recognizing the changing circumstances caused by the pandemic. The collection includes advice for best practices for remote and hybrid reading instruction.

    • Overview: Listen to practical advice from three literacy experts about best practices for delivering instruction in remote, hybrid and combination learning environments; find additional research in this white paper.

      • Title Screen, Evidence Based Literacy Instruction: Teaching Reading Online

        Evidence Based Literacy Instruction: Teaching Reading Online

        Holly Lane offers examples for teaching literacy online and introduces professional development resources for online learning.

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      • Title Screen, Evidence Based Literacy Instruction: New Learning Opportunities

        Evidence Based Literacy Instruction: New Learning Opportunities

        Donald Leu describes the opportunities for new literacies, including online inquiries and collaborative communication, and provides examples of tools for classroom use.

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      • Title Screen, Evidence Based Literacy Instruction: Families as Partners

        Evidence Based Literacy Instruction: Families as Partners

        Marcia Kosanovich discusses the importance of communication in home school partnerships and offers links to videos for parents on supporting reading skills.

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    • Comprehensive Centers' Support for Implementing Literacy Programs
    • State Policy Levers for Improving Literacy