Educators are responsible for creating and cultivating best practices in literacy instruction. What is taught, and more importantly, how it is taught, will leave lasting impacts on students both in and out of the classroom. Access these resources to support literacy instruction.
Writing – Vanessa Hayes
In this video, Vanessa Hayes, Preston County Schools Writing Coach, Grades K-8, discusses components of writing and demonstrates how they can be taught in the classroom.
Ready, Read, Write, West Virginia is an initiative created by the West Virginia Department of Education to increase literacy proficiency for all students. It is rooted in research and based on the belief that students can learn to read proficiently with effective reading instruction.
Learn more about choosing appropriately complex texts, building knowledge, close reading, expanding vocabulary, and scaffolding to give all students access to grade-level text. Whitepaper by Laura Stewart, National Director of The Reading League