Explicit, systematic instruction in the essential skills of literacy

Resources

Explicit Instruction by Anita L. Archer and Charles A. Hughes

How Words Cast Their Spell: Spelling is an Integral Part of Learning the Language, Not a Matter of Memorization by By R. Malatesha Joshi, Rebecca Treiman, Suzanne Carreker, and Louisa C. Moats

The Early Catastrophe: The 30 Million Word Gap by Age 3 by Betty Hart and Todd R. Risley

Meaningful Differences by Betty Hart and Todd R. Risley

Teaching Reading IS Rocket Science: What Expert Teachers of Reading Should Know and Be Able to Do by Louisa

Catch Them Before They Fall: Identification and Assessment to Prevent Reading Failure in Young Children by Joseph K. Torgesen

Overcoming Dyslexia by Sally Shaywitz

Children of the Code: The Code and the Challenge of Learning to Read It. A Social Education Project by David Boulton

Much Too Late, by Grover j. “Russ” Whitehurst

Shanahan on Literacy

What is Close Reading? Tim Shanahan

Reading Between the Lines: What the ACT Reveals About College Readiness in Reading

Converging Evidence: Reading Research: What it Takes to Read by G. Reid Lyon

Proust and the Squid: The Story and Science of the Reading Brain by Maryanne Wolf

Beginning to Read: Thinking and Learning About Print by Marilyn Jager Adams

Learning to Read: The Great Debate by Jeanne S. Chall

The American Way of Spelling: The Structure and Origins of American English by Richard L. Venezky