Cynthia Greenleaf is an award-winning Senior Research Scientist at WestEd and co-developer of the Reading Apprenticeship Instructional Framework. In this interview, she talks about what has changed in literacy education, why Reading Apprenticeship remains relevant, and more.
The latest edition of Reading for Understanding, WestEd’s landmark book in the field of adolescent literacy, offers educators a clear and concise instructional framework and strategies for boosting the reading independence of middle, secondary, and college students.
Decades of research demonstrate that the Reading Apprenticeship approach results in more engaging and effective teacher assignments, significantly increasing student literacy and test scores. Sign up for summer and fall professional learning opportunities today.
A recent What Works Clearinghouse practice guide provides shared book reading time recommendations for early educators, parents, and guardians. Learn best practices and strategies to equip young learners with the skills to continue learning once they start school.
Montana’s Laurel Public Schools recently collaborated with REL Northwest to review evidence-based practices and data use related to the district’s literacy instruction. The review focused on helping educators provide high-quality instruction and interventions that match student needs.
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