Share your expertise in a concurrent session
We are seeking concurrent session proposals on Reading Recovery, children’s literature, classroom literacy, literacy coaching, and leadership. Proposals for the 2017 National Reading Recovery & K-6 Literacy Conference are due by May 15.
Federal funding for comprehensive literacy
As a member of the national Advocates for Literacy coalition, RRCNA supports increasing the federal commitment to improve literacy instruction through evidenced-based practices. Advocates for Literacy is lobbying House and Senate members for a $190 million appropriation in FY 2017 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education appropriations for the LEARN program.
Teacher leader training scholarships available
Applications will be accepted until May 27 for teacher leader training scholarships. Funds for the 2016-17 training year are provided by the Hameray Publishing Group/Yuen Family Foundation, Kaeden Books, and MaryRuth Books.
Final report finds i3 Reading Recovery scale-up highly successful
Findings from “one of the most ambitious and well-documented expansions of an instructional program in U.S. history” show the $55 million Investing in Innovation (i3) scale-up of Reading Recovery was “highly successful.” The independent evaluation by the Consortium for Policy Research in Education is “one of the most comprehensive evaluations ever implemented in the field of education."
Journal for at-risk students spotlights Reading Recovery
Free access is available for a limited time to this special themed issue that examines student motivation and achievement, effectiveness, scaling up, and sustaining Reading Recovery.
Literacy Lessons extends expert teaching to special populations
Literacy LessonsTM is an intervention designed to reach young children (generally Grades 1-4) in special education or ESL settings who are struggling with beginning reading and writing but are not eligible for Reading Recovery.
Reading Recovery makes a difference
Since 1984, Reading Recovery has changed the futures of children, teachers, and the broader educational community in the U.S. Explore more than three decades of Reading Recovery with a website dedicated to the success stories of students, schools and educators. Submit your success story
Online toolkits support comprehensive literacy plan
Professional Learning Toolkits help educators learn together while creating a shared vision and goals for literacy learning. Designed for use with the comprehensive literacy guide, the online toolkits include videos, reference guides, journal articles, web links, audio files, and other resources for teaching staff and administrators.
Comprehensive literacy system planning guide
Easy-to-follow guide connects self-assessment tools with the strengths of Reading Recovery-trained educators to build professional learning communities that support high-quality literacy instruction. The goal is to create, initiate, and sustain a comprehensive literacy system that supports the promise of literacy for every child. See the Featured Video below.
The website for decision makers
This dedicated website features brochures, fact sheets, case studies, administrator and lesson videos, and other important information decision makers need to learn more about how Reading Recovery works.
Learn with free effective practices resources
Both literacy specialists and classroom teachers will find timely information and practical examples of effective practices in literacy instruction.