Reading and Literacy

National Reading Technical Assistance Center

National Reading Technical Assistance Center

National Reading Technical Assistance Center From 2003-2010, as the prime contractor for The National Reading Technical Assistance Center (NRTAC), a project funded by the U.S. Department of Education, RMC Research Corporation produced and provided literacy assistance to states and districts across the country. Through the NRTAC, state and district leaders received high quality literacy research,…

Picturing Writing/Image-Making Integrated Curriculum Model

Picturing Writing/Image-Making Integrated Curriculum Model

With the Manchester, NH School District and the Center for the Advancement of Art-Based Literacy at the University of New Hampshire, RMC conducted an evaluation of two innovative writing and art models, using a quasi-experimental design to assess impacts on student achievement in reading, writing, and the use of art as language. The evaluation incorporated…

National Institute for Literacy

National Institute for Literacy

In consultation with reading experts, RMC created products for parents seeking to help their children learn to read, including Put Reading First: Helping Your Child Learn to Read–A Parent Guide; La Lectura es lo Primero: Como Ayudar a Su Hijo a Aprender a Leer; A Child Becomes a Reader: Proven Ideas for Parents from Research; Dad’s Playbook; the…

Center on Instruction – Adolescent Literacy Walk-Through for Principals: A Guide for Instructional Leaders

Center on Instruction – Adolescent Literacy Walk-Through for Principals: A Guide for Instructional Leaders

The Center on Instruction released a guide designed to help principals monitor and support adolescent literacy instruction in their schools more effectively. The guide can be used at the late elementary school level, in content-area classes in middle and high school, and with intervention groups or classes. It provides a scaffold to build principals’ understanding…

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