General Reading &
Secret Code Actions: A Resource to Support Learning to Read and Spell the English Language
Young, N. (2016). (Teacher Edition and Parent Edition)
How We Learn: Why Brains Learn Better Than Any Machine...For Now.
Dehaene, S. (2020). (Amazon.ca) (Amazon.com)
Reading in the Brain: The Science and Evolution of a Human Invention.
Dehaene, S. (2009). (Amazon.ca) (Amazon.com)
Powerful Writing Strategies for All Students.
Harris, K. Graham, S., Mason, L., Friedlander, B. (2008). (Amazon.ca) (Amazon.com)
Unlocking Literacy: Effective Decoding and Spelling Instruction (2nd ed).
Henry, M. (2010). (Amazon.ca) (Amazon.com)
Thinking Reading: What Every Secondary Teacher Needs to Know about Reading
Murphy, James & Dianne (2018). (Amazon.ca) (Amazon.com)
Closing the Vocabulary Gap
Quigley, Alex (2018). (Amazon.ca) (Amazon.com)
Teacher's Guide to Effective Sentence Writing
Saddler, B. (2012). (Amazon.ca) (Amazon.com)
Language at the Speed of Sight: How We Read, Why So Many Can’t, and What Can Be Done About It. New Seidenberg, M. (2017). (Amazon.ca) (Amazon.com)
Proust and the Squid: The Story and Science of the Reading Brain.
Wolf, M. (2007). (Amazon.ca) (Amazon.com)
Articles, Papers, Reports & Fact Sheets
Changing How Writing is Taught
Cynthia Puranik’s research on & images for sentence combining in kindergarten
Differentiated Literacy Instruction: Boondoggle or Best Practice?
Double Jeopardy: How Third Grade Reading Skills and Poverty Influence High School Graduation
Individualizing Teaching in Beginning Reading
Read About It: Scientific Evidence for Effective Teaching of Reading
Structured Literacy and Typical Literacy Practices: Understanding Differences to Create Instructional Opportunities
The Effects of Peer-Assisted Sentence-Combining: Instruction on the Writing Performance of More and Less Skilled Young Writers
The Massive Impact of Literacy on the Brain and its Consequences for Education
Writing Next: Effective Strategies to Improve Writing of Adolescents in Middle and High Schools
Websites & Online Resources
Five From Five
Florida Center for Reading Research
National Center on Improving Literacy
The Reading League