Alaska Reads at Home Rack Cards

Alaska Reads at Home Rack Cards A printable tool for sharing evidence-based reading strategies with families The Need Families and communities are our students’ first and forever teachers.   Most students need consistent practice to develop strong literacy skills —...

Champions of Literacy

Champions of literacy A resource guide for Alaska school board members The Need School boards make decisions that impact how reading is taught in their districts — but not every school board member is an expert in evidence-based literacy instruction.  Most resources...

Alaska’s Literacy Blueprint

Alaska’s Literacy Blueprint A snapshot of collective literacy efforts in Alaska The Need Alaska’s last literacy blueprint was written in 2011. A lot has changed in 12 years.  Since then, Alaska adopted new English Language Arts standards to reflect the advanced...

Science of Reading: The Big 5

Science of Reading: The Big 5 A one-page guide to key concepts in the Science of Reading The Need It’s hard to condense 50 years of research into a single resource. The Science of Reading is an ongoing field of study that examines the last 50 years of research to...

Alaska’s Empowerment Playbook

Alaska’s Empowerment Playbook A hands-on guide for successful school improvement The Need Improvement without empowerment isn’t enough.  The typical urban-centric, one-size-fits-all approach to school improvement does not recognize or honor the assets and challenges...