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Content: Importance of Science of Reading


While many approaches to reading instruction have been used over the years, science has shown that decoding is the foundation for the instruction that actually works best. And decoding depends on:

  • explicit teaching
  • learning of phonemic awareness and phonics.

A focus on decoding coupled with explicit instruction in the skills that enable comprehension gets the best results across different types of learners. 

Module: Helping Students Read (Clone)

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