Can Parents Trust Schools to Teach Reading?

Parents can’t afford to leave the most important part of their children’s education to schools that are failing to teach more than half of their beginning readers to read.

Don’t Ever Write “It’s”

Literacy Capsule 1: Writing “it’s” when the context calls for “its” can destroy your credibility. Learn to avoid this embarrassing error.

Undermining Phonics

“Phonics” instruction that permits a beginning reader to believe that /k/ is “the sound of C” undermines true phonics instruction that equips the child to develop into a confident reader.