Structured Literacy Works, But What Is It?


Successful literacy instruction and interventions provide a strong core of highly explicit, systematic teaching of foundation skills such as decoding and spelling skills, as well as explicit teaching of other important components of literacy such as vocabulary, comprehension, and writing. See IDA’s educator training initiatives brief: Structured Literacy: An Introductory Guide to learn more.

For additional information, see IDA’s infographic What Is Structure Literacy? A Primer on Effective Reading Instruction.