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Teaching Fluency

  • Grades: Early Childhood, Infant, PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5

"Fluency" has become a buzzword in the arena of reading instruction, but it can be difficult to define as a term -- and an even harder to incorporate into your curriculum as a concept. Here, Maryanne Wolf shares her research and expertise to help teachers understand the basics of fluency: precisely what fluency is, how to measure student success, and ways to help students become fluent readers.

Maryann Wolf Maryanne explains the complexity and importance of fluent reading.

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Common Questions about Fluency.
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Understanding Fluency

What is Fluency?
Fluency Development: As the Bird Learns to Fly
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New Research on an old problem: a brief history of Fluency. Go Now

Teaching Fluency 
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  • Subjects:
    Reading Fluency, Teacher Tips and Strategies