A former special education teacher shares how to identify and support struggling readers in middle and high school--even in a remote learning environment

Debunking myths and supporting older struggling readers


A former special education teacher shares how to identify and support struggling readers in middle and high school--even in a remote learning environment


The reasons that students remain struggling readers in middle and high school are frequently based on myths and misconceptions.





The first big myth, based on reading assessment measures, is that comprehension is the problem. The majority of reading assessments and standardized tests for older students focus on reading comprehension measures without determining gaps in the essential components that lead to comprehension: decoding, fluency, and vocabulary.

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