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Catch-up growth: Educational challenges and solutions

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Catch-up growth: Educational challenges and solutions

January 18, 2023
Categories: Reading | Products: Star Reading

One of the most difficult challenges students can face in the classroom is trying to achieve “catch-up growth,” which is defined as the amount of growth necessary to reach grade-level expectations. It’s also a challenge for educators to find the [...]

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Product Highlights: Measuring the Science of Reading

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Product Highlights: Measuring the Science of Reading

January 3, 2023
Categories: Assessment, Reading | Products: Star Phonics

Decades of research show that all students benefit from reading instruction that explicitly and systematically addresses five key areas: phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. This important research, which is also known as the [...]

Writing new book quizzes for Accelerated Reader

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Writing new book quizzes for Accelerated Reader

October 28, 2022

For more than 35 years, educators have relied on Accelerated Reader to help inspire K–12 students’ reading practice. In earlier blogs, we answered two of the most common questions we receive about the AR program: how books are [...]

5 common myths about students with dyslexia

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5 common myths about students with dyslexia

September 30, 2022
Categories: Assessment, | Products: Star Phonics

As the creator of Renaissance’s new Star Phonics assessment, I often receive questions from educators and families about how to best support students with dyslexia—and about whether these students can learn to read successfully. The good news is that [...]

Product Highlights: Enhancing connections to help students grow this year

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Product Highlights: Enhancing connections to help students grow this year

September 16, 2022

Connections are the heart of education. This school year, you’ll find great new features in your Renaissance solutions to more powerfully connect assessment, instruction, and practice—to preserve instructional time while also helping you to drive greater student growth. Read on [...]

Thinking beyond language: Empowering emergent bilingual learners

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Thinking beyond language: Empowering emergent bilingual learners

August 26, 2022

Building on emergent bilingual students’ assets When I taught first grade in California, I read aloud to my students daily after lunch. One day, I chose El zapatero y los duendes (The Shoemaker and the Elves). To elicit students’ [...]

What does progress really look like in K–12 literacy?

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What does progress really look like in K–12 literacy?

July 22, 2022

For me, as for so many others, the last couple of years have brought a lot of unanticipated work. When I say that, I’m referring more to the nature of the work I’ve been doing than to the quantity—although I’ve [...]

3 essential components of math motivation

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3 essential components of math motivation

July 8, 2022

Last year, Renaissance released Trip Steps for Mathematics, which are essential math skills that are also disproportionately difficult for students to learn. The Trip Steps begin in pre-K, with the skill Count on with numbers 1 to 10, and [...]

Phonics assessment built on the Science of Reading

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Phonics assessment built on the Science of Reading

June 24, 2022
Categories: Assessment, Reading

What are assessments for phonics? Phonics assessments are diagnostic tools that are specifically designed to provide an informal evaluation of a student’s phonics and reading skills. These assessments allow educators to identify both the skills a student has mastered and [...]

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