The formula for success with struggling readers
that my students helped me learn over 30 years
as a reading specialist has been explained in Reading Spotlight’s previous post:
Because reading fundamentals don’t change,
and because reading is so important to success in most endeavors,
I have distilled the most important lesson here:
- Many students need review of a lesson to retain it.
- Some students need more review.
- Some other students need even more review.
- A few students need complete reteaching and review and more review(s).
MY Formula: Individualization + OVERLEARNING + Patience = Success.
That is all.
For effective and enjoyable extra practice materials, check out the
For an interesting read that supports my hard-earned conclusions, see the book by two MIT researchers,
Sanjay Sarma and Luke Yoquino. Grasp: The Science Transforming How We Learn.
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