Blog Posts
April 1, 2020

Are You Working From Home?

One week of quarantine down—you made it through! But do you want to do more than just make it through? Do you want to excel? If so, continue reading. What…
Science of Reading Blog Series
March 11, 2020

Science of Reading Series: Struggling Reader

Science of Reading/Struggling Readers: When there are tried and true methods of teaching good reading skills it is baffling that many modern students that should develop into fluent English readers…
Phonics
March 1, 2020

Phonological Skills: CLOI Classroom Tip

Strong Phonological Skills The Common Core Anchor Reading Standards for K-5 begin with phonics and phonological awareness skills that build systematically grade by grade.  By grade 5, the expectation is that students…
Science of Reading Blog Series
February 15, 2020

Science of Reading Blog Series Coming to CLOI Through March

Through March, the Commonwealth Learning Online Institute (CLOI) will be discussing the Science of Reading through a blog series that educators of all levels will find valuable. Most people associate…
Fluency
February 5, 2020

Classroom Tip: Reading Fluently to Improve Comprehension

Classroom Tip: Reading Fluently to Improve Comprehension As end of year testing approaches, students are asked to read passages with fluency and comprehension. The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for informational text…
Blog Posts
March 26, 2019

Classroom Tip: Standards and Readers Theater for Fluency

Spice up Spring Reading Fluency! How do you continually keep students engaged in practicing reading fluency? Reviewing your instructional practices The Common Core Anchor Standards for reading stress the importance…