Along with suggested resource pairings and discussion prompts, this guide also includes bonus material from ILA such as open-access journal articles.
In his introduction to the ILA 2019 panel discussion “What Research Really Says About Reading Instruction,” Pearson offers guidelines for how to employ research when making decisions in policy and practice. *This video is excerpted from a full session.
Speaker(s): P. David Pearson
On using weight of evidence to avoid confirmation bias when reading literacy research. *This video is excerpted from a full session.
Speaker(s): Nell K. Duke
How reading for understanding research complicates the simple view of reading, and implications for later success as adolescent readers. *This video is excerpted from a full session.
Speaker(s): Gina Cervetti
Exploring critical questions about the divide between research and practice, what constitutes research, and the role of evidence in everyday instruction. *This video is excerpted from a full session.
Speaker(s): Kate Roberts and Rachael Gabriel
On the role of translational science—what it means to translate research findings into classroom studies—and the need for collaboration and authentic partnerships to help all students succeed. *This video is excerpted from a full session.
Speaker(s): Emily Solari
How the science of reading debates present the opportunity to come together as a profession and commit to standards of excellence informed by research. *This video is excerpted from a full session.
Speaker(s): Jimmy Kim
How to reconcile the science of reading with the lived experiences of children who are vulnerable to poor academic achievement in order to transform instruction and ensure every child can read and succeed.
Author(s): Nicole P. Terry
Clarifying what constitutes evidence in the science of reading and offering areas of focus to advance the science of reading to meet the needs of all students in the 21st century.
Author(s): Yaacov Petscher, Sonia Q. Cabell, Hugh W. Catts, Donald L. Compton, Barbara R. Foorman, Sara A. Hart, Christopher J. Lonigan, Beth M. Phillips, Christopher Schatschneider, Laura M. Steacy, Nicole Patton Terry, and Richard K. Wagner
Supporting early childhood and elementary teachers with knowledge about language structures; reading components, processes, and development; and effective instructional practices.
Author(s): Shayne B. Piasta and Alida K. Hudson