Preregistration is now open for the 2018 National Reading Recovery & K-6 Literacy Conference
Preregister and receive 2017 pricing from now until July 1. Join us February 17-20 in Columbus, OH for keynotes Mary Fried, Ellin Keene and Pat Cummings. Submit your Call for Proposal by May 15, 2017 – lead presenters receive complimentary registration.
Generous donors help fund training
Applications are now available for 2017-18 teacher leader training scholarships. Funds to support teacher leader training are provided by the Hameray Publishing Group/Yuen Family Foundation, MaryRuth Books, and Pioneer Valley Books. Download and submit applications by May 31.
Partners in Education
RRCNA and the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) have established an education partnership, collaborating on projects to increase principals' awareness of early literacy and intervention best practices.
Evidence for ESSA website launches
The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) has shined a bright light on research-based programs and heightened interest in using evidence to make better decisions for children. Reading Recovery’s strong evidence of effectiveness is once again recognized in a new website to help education leaders identify programs and practices that meet the ESSA evidence standards.
Teacher Language Modules for members
New professional development videos explore the power of teacher language and actions. Fostering a Dynamic Mindset, Contingent Teaching, Supporting Independence Through Teacher Language, and Supporting Learners with Intentional Action. Another free resource!
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.