Reconciling the Science of Reading and Effective Instruction


Originally published November 16, 2021 by Learning Ally

While the science of reading has focused educators on what the research tells us is necessary for children to learn to read, confusion remains about how best to teach what the research tells us. If we start with the understanding grounded in the work of Gough and Tunmer, then add the Reading Rope by Dr. Hollis Scarborough, and articulated most recently in the “Defining Guide,” we have a great deal of clarity about what is essential. So how do we take this body of evidence and use it to understand how best to teach?

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