Latest Fluency Stories

2009-11-12 07:00:00

Hollins Communications Research Institute Pioneers Stuttering Therapy Advancements ROANOKE, Va., Nov.

2009-02-10 10:18:00

New Curriculum Helps Adolescents Master Comprehension Strategies COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb.

2009-01-21 07:00:00

Roll-out Scheduled for Week of January 26, 2009 ROANOKE, Va., Jan.

2008-10-09 03:00:31

By Fien, Hank Baker, Scott K; Smolkowski, Keith; Smith, Jean L Mercier; Kame'enui, Edward J; Beck, Carrie Thomas Abstract. This study examined the validity of Nonsense Word Fluency as an index of beginning reading proficiency for students in kindergarten through second grade.

2008-08-22 03:00:38

By Vadasy, Patricia F Sanders, Elizabeth A Many students have difficulty achieving reading fluency, and nearly half of fourth graders are not fluent readers in grade-level texts.

2007-11-25 03:00:26

By Vadasy, Patricia F Sanders, Elizabeth A; Tudor, Sarah Abstract A total of 46 children in Grades 2 and 3 with low word- level skills were randomly assigned to 1 of 2 groups that received supplemental phonics-based reading instruction.

2007-10-02 09:01:06

By Thomas, Cathy Newman Wexler, Jade Using up-to-date, evidenced-based strategies in the classroom, middle and high school teachers can promote literacy among adolescents. As Mrs. Padilla works with a small group of students, she surveys her 9th grade English class.

2007-04-23 12:00:42

ORLANDO, Fla., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- This year, Rosemont Elementary's sixty struggling readers in the third, fourth and fifth grades have dramatically increased their reading fluency level by using the Soliloquy Reading Assistant, an interactive, speech-enabled educational software program.

2007-03-21 12:00:49

HAINES CITY, Fla., March 21 /PRNewswire/ -- This year, students at Alta Vista Elementary School are increasing their reading fluency skills at almost double the rate of national norms while using the Soliloquy Reading Assistant, an interactive speech-enabled educational software program.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.