ANNUAL REPORT – NRRF – 2014 December 5, 2014 Dear Friends: On July 8, 1981, two days after I was appointed by President Ronald Reagan to serve in the U.S. Department of Education I received a phone call from the Education Policy Director at the Heritage Foundation. That call began my journey to address the
Category: Evidence Based Reading Instruction
The process of evaluating any reading program is an expensive proposition. That is often why many of the reading programs lack this kind of empirical research. However, it should be clear that for decades some of the most effective reading instruction programs have been PROVEN to work in thousands and thousands of classrooms all across
NIFL Big Five This booklet was published by the National Institute for Literacy. It provides an excellent overview of the “Big Five” essential components of reading instruction. You could use this as a way to open the door for discussion with your child’s teacher if your child is struggling with learning to read.