Develop Robust Vocabulary Skills for Students with Lumos WordUp Google Chrome Extension | Grade 3-11

“The more students learn high utility words, the better they will be able to comprehend text that contains those words or similar ones.” – Steven Sholl Vocabulary refers to the words we must understand to communicate effectively. Children need to … Continue reading
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The Next Big Thing in Improving Oral Reading Fluency for Students | Grade 3-12

According to The United States’ National Reading Panel’s fluency can be defined as the ability to read text with accuracy, appropriate rate, and good expression (NICHD, 2000). Oral reading fluency is one of several critical factors necessary for reading comprehension … Continue reading
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A Guide to Find the Right State Standard Supplementary Support for Your School

Finding the right supplementary support for your state’s standards is essential. Regardless of whether your school is using PARCC, CCSS, or SBAC, there should be care given to ensure that teachers are provided with a variety of resources to supplement … Continue reading

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The Importance of Continuing Education for Teachers

Continuing Education Credits may evoke a grumble from busy teachers nationwide, but is the extra effort worth it? In reality, effective teachers are always looking for ways to improve. When educators choose to enhance their skills and expand their knowledge … Continue reading

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How to Improve and Teach Reading Effectively

Reading Methodology There are several known researched-based theories on Effective Reading Instruction. The most prominent ones are: Phonetics- Linguistic Approach Phonetics is first taught in pre-k and kindergarten. However, the greatest fallacies occur when the sounds are taught improperly. Keep … Continue reading

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Increase Your Chances to Score better on Different Item Types You May Face in the State Assessments

State assessments across the country use a variety of item types to measure student progress according to each state’s standards. Popular item types students are likely to encounter selected response, evidence-based selected response, and technology-enhanced constructed response. Below you’ll find … Continue reading

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Proven Tips and Strategies to Face the State Summative Assessment

Regardless of what state students are getting their education in, state summative assessments are a challenge all students must face. Each state has different requirements and different subjects in which end of course assessments are given. There are a few … Continue reading

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Strategies for teachers to help students do better on the reading comprehension

State reading comprehension assessments are often a significant challenge for teachers and the students they’re trying to prepare to take them. Not all students read on the same level, and today’s students often struggle here more than in any other … Continue reading

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StepUp to the Right Solution for Your Campus

Are you having difficulty in choosing the best assessment rehearsal program for your school? Lumos Learning has the answer! What are you looking for? Practice assessments that mimic your state assessment? Remedial and deep remedial lessons to close achievement gaps? … Continue reading

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