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Best Practice in Education: Proven, Research Based Pedagogies

What are the best practices in the field of education today?

Let’s begin with reading instruction:  all evidence points to phonics-based, multi-sensory instruction based on the methods developed by Orton and Gillingham.

Questioning the Author for reading comprehension

Madeleine Hunter’s sequence for daily instruction works well for elementary school work and teaching of discrete skills

Curriculum development: Understanding by Design and Differentiated Instruction (ASCD)

Response to Intervention

Singapore Math

Joseph Torgesen, Maryanne Wolf, Rick LaVoie, Mel Levine (I know he is anathema, but his work is impeccable)

Sally Shaywitz, Stanislas Dehaene, G. Reid Lyon