COVID-19 Guidance In response to COVID-19, all courses are now online and employees are working remotely.
More at lesley.edu/covid-19
Blog Hero Image

Welcome to Our Blog

Our Top Posts from 2020

January 8, 2021 Center News

Now that 2020 has come to a close, we are reflecting on some of our most read and revisited blog posts from the year.

$3 Million Gift Endows Dr. Gay Su Pinnell Fund for Reading Recovery®

December 18, 2020 Center News

Dr. Gay Su Pinnell generously endowed Lesley University with a $3 million gift to support the Center for Reading Recovery® and Literacy Collaborative within the Graduate School of Education. As a longtime collaborator with our director, Irene Fountas, Pinnell has more than three decades of partnership with Lesley.

Tags: Latest News

Case Study: William Ellery Channing Elementary School

December 8, 2020 Official Center News & Updates

Learn more about the Channing School’s partnership with the Center for Reading Recovery and Literacy Collaborative began in 2014 when the school was identified by the Massachusetts Department of Education as a turnaround school.

Time to Confront Learning Loss: Responsive Teaching through Leveled Literacy Intervention

November 25, 2020 Irene Fountas, Director

The unprecedented circumstances of our world have illuminated the need to address the literacy needs of marginalized students in our educational system.

Tags: Intervention

Spring 2021: Online Graduate Courses

November 24, 2020 Spring 2021 Online Graduate Courses

Take your career to the next level, whether you are working in a remote setting or socially-distanced classroom!

Accountability for Independent Reading In-Person or From a Distance

October 7, 2020 Genevieve Arcovio & Rhonda Precourt, Literacy for All 2020 Speakers

Whether we are teaching in person or from a distance, the following are suggestions that will allow you to partake in genuine meaningful conversations about books and learn more about your students as readers.

Upcoming Professional Development

Saturday, January 30, 2021

The Critical Role of Reading Fluency: Accelerating Learning in the Age of COVID-19

In this 90-minute seminar, gain practical knowledge for observing and teaching fluency in virtual and socially distanced classroom environments.

10:00am-11:30am (EST)
Online: Real Time Learning

Customized Literacy Professional Development

Customized workshops, trainings, and institutes for your school or district.

Learn with your colleagues!
January 20-22 & March 24-26, 2021

Leveled Literacy Intervention (K-2) for In-Person and Remote Learning

In this 6-day training, learn how to teach small-group, supplementary literacy intervention to boost literacy for the lowest-achieving students in grades K–2 in a remote setting or socially-distanced classroom.

9:00-11:30am & 1:00-3:30pm (EST)
Online: Real Time Learning

Join our community!
It's FREE!

Enhance your literacy expertise by becoming a member of the Center's literacy community. By joining you will receive our newsletters and other email communications that will allow you to stay up to date on the latest resources, articles and upcoming professional learning opportunities.