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Universities offer i3 funds for Reading Recovery professional development
Funds are available through 19 university training centers to qualified teachers who apply to a certified Reading Recovery teacher training program through their sponsoring building or district.
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What's New at the Council
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NEW Reading Recovery Family Forum

Our newest resource lets families share their stories and experiences with other families, school decision makers, and elected officials.

Extend your learning with on-demand webcasts

LATEST ADDITIONS — Leslie McBane shows you how to teach children to take strategic action while maintaining meaning. Sue Duncan explores the use of structure as a source of information and why is is difficult for some learners. Nell Duke looks at project-based reading and writing units and Common Core.

NEW comprehensive literacy system planning guide

Comprehensive Literacy Guide graphicEasy-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. Learn more in the Featured Video below.

ReadingRecoveryWorks website graphicVisit ReadingRecoveryWorks.org —
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.

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. Specialist teachers are trained to use Reading Recovery instructional procedures to design individual lessons for their students with the goal of accelerating their literacy learning. 

Observation Survey professional development module

Observation Survey Professional Development ModuleVideos illustrate the six tasks and administration of the Observation Survey, a proven tool for designing effective literacy instruction for young children. DVD includes task examples, administrations with two students, score sheets, and support materials for the leader and participants.

Learn with free effective practices resourcesalt

Both literacy specialists and classroom teachers will find timely information and practical examples of effective practices in literacy instruction.


Featured Video

Promising Literacy for Every Child: Reading Recovery and a Comprehensive Literacy System

Learn how this new planning guide can help you develop a plan to strengthen and support teacher expertise and increase student achievement. Read more about the guide and comprehensive literacy plans.