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Student Reading Success Through Research and Collaboration. Research, resources, and information for educators and families.
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Thinking about ways to mix up the texts you use for reading instruction in the fall? Consider using magazines, which can feature opportunities for cause and effect, content vocabulary, and more, as described by
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Iowa Reading Research Center Jul 18
Learn the IRRC's effective literacy instruction from local trainers and at 's course July 25-26 in Avoca or July 30-31 in Creston (login required)
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Iowa Reading Research Center Jul 17
Take children's reading and writing at home to a new level by aligning with school instruction and helping them think through difficult words. More in our previous blog post, including "Look, Listen, Think" bookmarks to print and use
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Iowa Reading Research Center Jul 16
Don't go a day without a literacy-related activity this month thanks to the activity calendar from for kindergarten-5th grade children. Today, write a list of ways to help those around you!
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Iowa Reading Research Center Jul 13
What makes for a successful summer reading program? Director Carly Gates tells us about data-based adjustments to its program, use of professional development, and the importance of regular attendance
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Iowa Reading Research Center Jul 13
If a slower narrative won't hold the interest of the teen in your life, these suspense and mystery titles from may be just what they need to keep reading until the end
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Iowa Reading Research Center Jul 12
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Mantenga leyendo divertido este verano explorando géneros de libros en casa y en la biblioteca, escribiendo postales, y más con estos consejos compilado por
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Iowa Reading Research Center Jul 12
Keep reading fun this summer by exploring new book genres at home and at the library, writing postcards, and more with these tips compiled by
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Cedar Rapids Library Jul 12
It's going to be hot again this weekend! Cool off by stopping by the library to pick up some cool .
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Dr. Corey Vorthmann Jul 11
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Carly Gates Jul 10
I am so fortunate to be able to collaborate with this team and do this work.
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Iowa Reading Research Center Jul 10
Learn the keys behind the success of the summer reading program, such as data-based adjustments and building community connections, from Director Carly Gates in our Q&A
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Iowa Reading Research Center Jul 10
NEW post: Using data from both students and teachers helps adjust its summer reading program to attain increased achievement for attendees. More in our Q&A with Director Carly Gates
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Iowa Reading Research Center Jul 9
Create a print-rich environment in the classroom with labels, signs, bulletin boards, and more suggestions from
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Iowa Reading Research Center Jul 6
Summertime can be a great time for an adventure! Get kids excited with this reading list from and encourage them to plan their own version about what they read
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Iowa Reading Research Center Jul 5
Actively learn how to incorporate engaging poetry activities into the language, reading, and writing curriculum for kindergarten through 8th grade at this course in Cedar Rapids July 30-31
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Iowa Reading Research Center Jul 4
Happy from your friends at the Iowa Reading Research Center!
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Iowa Reading Research Center Jul 3
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Thank you for the kind words!
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Dyan Sundermeyer Jul 3
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Iowa Reading Research Center Jul 3
Foster an enduring love of reading by encouraging children to follow their interests, even if that leads to books above their age range. 's Andrew Frisbie provides positive reading reinforcement tips for families in our previous blog post
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