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Word Study Team and Literacy Pilot Updates

The team convened in January 2016 and is charged with studying research, identifying gaps, and creating recommendations to fill those gaps.

Follow these posts to stay updated on the most recent work in this area. Thanks for your interest in our Word Study Team work. We provide updates when new information is available.

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April 16-Announcement of live presentation of Literacy Pilot materials by program representatives 

March 31, no update

April 7, no update

March 24-Update on third rotation and community feedback

March 17, no update

March 10, no update

March 3- Inviting Public Input

Jan. 25, 2017-Second cycle of pilot materials rolls out

Dec. 20 Update of Pilot of Literacy Materials

Dec. 14, no update

Dec. 7 Literacy Pilot Frequently Asked Questions 

In an effort to increase transparency, we added FAQs to keep people with an interest in the pilot apprised of answers to their questions.

Nov. 28, no update

Nov. 21 Video of Nov. 16 discussion of Literacy Pilot with Fellows parents

Nov. 14  Iowa Reading Resource Center’s Role in Literacy Pilot

Nov. 1 – Literacy Pilot is launched.

Oct. 11 – Announcing materials selected and pilot study design

Sept. 30-no update

Sept. 20 -Teaching & Learning Committee meets with Word Study Team

Sept. 16-no update

Sept. 9-no update

Sept. 2-no update

Aug. 29-Board Committee learns more of Team’s work

Aug. 26-no update

Aug. 19-no update

Aug. 12 – Focus on the impact of teaching

Aug. 5-no update

July 29-no update

July 22-Update on Visible Learning for Literacy Institute

July 16, 2016- Brief Update

July 7, 2016 – Meeting with Iowa Reading Research Center Directors

June 27, 2016 – Moving Forward


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