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The Art and Science of Teaching Word Recognition (Phonics)

Successful reading instruction is both an art and a science. Learn more about teaching word recognition, or phonics, with Dr. Rasinski’s word ladders.

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Raz-Plus Resources to Support Scarborough’s Reading Rope

Build skilled readers with instructional materials that encourage students to practice essential skills that are part of Scarborough’s Reading Rope.

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5 Day Vocabulary Lesson Plan

Free Download: 5-Day Vocabulary Lesson Plan

Get inspired with a free five-day vocabulary lesson plan for elementary students, plus five fun ways to teach vocabulary.

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Instill the Joy of Learning This School Year

Instill the Joy of Learning This School Year

Explore new and trusted Raz-Plus resources to help you spark connections and instill the joy of learning in your students.

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Students Break Donation Records and Help Families in Need Through Our...

See the final donation results for the Learning A-Z/UNICEF Classroom Challenge and check out the winning classroom!

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Meaningful Conversations: Helping All Students Feel Heard

Every student should be able to see themselves represented in the world. Here’s the story of one student whose father helped make that happen.

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Introducing NWEA MAP Growth Instructional Connection in Raz-Plus

Reading A-Z and Raz-Plus resources align with the NWEA MAP learning continuum, making it easy to differentiate instruction.

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Announcing the Winners of a Recent Avatar Writing Contest

Check out the imaginative winners from this Hong Kong-based Raz-Kids avatar writing contest!

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How to Create a More Inclusive Classroom

How to Create a More Inclusive Classroom

Learn how to build an inclusive classroom environment, where all students are represented in the curriculum, including a free download!

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5 Principles for Auditing Your Curriculum

Use these five sets of questions to provide a starting point for examining teaching and learning practices for inclusivity and cultural responsiveness.

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3 Tips to Revamp Your Foundational Skills Instruction

Try these three helpful research-based tips for improving the effectiveness of your foundational skills curriculum.

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The Art and Science of Reading Instruction

The Art and Science of Reading Instruction

Reading instruction can be studied and guided by science, but the teaching of reading is also an art.

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