We connect people who want to improve literacy with the resources needed to do it – grounded in the science of reading.

Resources

Our Definition of Literacy

Literacy encompasses the deeply linked abilities to read, write, and speak.
The age-appropriate foundational, comprehension, and whole child skills to promote literacy are cultivated from birth through adulthood.
We choose to specialize in the literacy development of children — with attention to differential supports.

The Science of Reading

Science of Reading Handbook

  • Collection of resources for learning about the science of reading – from Amplify.

Right to Read

  • Award-winning documentary sharing the stories of an NAACP activist, a teacher, and two American families fighting to provide our children with the ability to read.

How Do Kids Learn to Read? What the Science Says

  • Education Week article outlining the literacy debate and proof behind the science of reading.

Sold a Story

  • Six-episode podcast about popular teaching methods for literacy that are utilized in many schools nationwide despite having been scientifically disproven by cognitive scientists.

MN READ Act

  • One-page overview of the MN READ Act

Science of Reading: The Podcast

  • Podcast from Amplify that delivers the latest insights from researchers and practitioners in early reading. Each episode takes a conversational approach and explores a timely topic related to the Science of Reading.

Sold a Story

  • Six-episode podcast about popular teaching methods for literacy that are utilized in many schools nationwide despite having been scientifically disproven by cognitive scientists.

MN READ Act

  • One-page overview of the MN READ Act

Science of Reading: The Podcast

  • Podcast from Amplify that delivers the latest insights from researchers and practitioners in early reading. Each episode takes a conversational approach and explores a timely topic related to the Science of Reading.

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