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These posts reflect the work done by the Word Team in 2016 -2017. 

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June 12-K-2 Foundational Skills Reading Materials Presentation

June 7, What research tells us about dyslexia

May 31, no update

May 24, Literacy Pilot results will be shared June 12.

May 19, no update

May 12 –  Links to video presentation by pilot materials representatives

May 8, no update

May 1, no update

April 24, no update

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

April 7, no update

March 31, 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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