Multisensory Monday: Color Coding Comprehension

Posted by Brainspring on 2nd May 2021

Have you ever found yourself in the middle of reading where you have to stop and ask, wait, what did I just read? I know I struggled with this as an adolescent and even sometimes as an adult, especial … read more

Learning to Read: The Starting Point

Posted by Brainspring on 17th Mar 2021

[Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in March 2019.] Today’s blog gives a quick glimpse into the astounding, yet complicated, way in which our brains first start learning … read more

Let Assessment Be Your Guide

Posted by Brainspring on 10th Feb 2021

If you have been a teacher for any length of time, you have been bombarded with the idea of “using data to guide instruction.” Occasionally, however, the amount of data demanded is confusing – and qui … read more

Deep Reading Amid A Digital World

Posted by Brainspring on 2nd Dec 2020

Educators have been thrown onto the fast track of digital instruction. During this time, many have reflected on current trends of teaching instruction as well as learning and adapting to new ways of d … read more

Multisensory Monday: Story Sticks for Comprehension

Posted by Brainspring on 11th Oct 2020

The goal of reading is to understand what is being read. Aside from phonics and fluency, reading comprehension can be yet another challenging component of reading for our struggling readers. Whether m … read more