Target Reading Rate with Closed Captioning

Target Reading Rate with Closed Captioning

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Maintain Fluency Despite Difficult Words

Maintain Fluency Despite Difficult Words

Reading passages on unfamiliar topics sometimes include proper nouns–the names of people, places, inventions, cultures, traditions, etc. that students have never heard of. Not only do they lack background knowledge on the concept, but they often can’t even...
Avoid Robot Readers with Three Key Strategies

Avoid Robot Readers with Three Key Strategies

It’s common for kindergartners to point to words while reading. This strategy helps them sound out words and build their eye sweep across a line of text. However, once students have mastered one-to-one correspondence, they should learn to point only with their...
Track Words While Reading

Track Words While Reading

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