Are Graphic Novels Any Good for Kids?

There’s no question that graphic novels are all the rage for kids.  These days, it’s rare to see a child read anything but a graphic novel. Teachers often grapple with…

The Significance of Syntax in Comprehension

A very important part of reading comprehension is language comprehension.  It’s one of the two factors named in the long-ago created Simple View of Reading, and is also a big…

The Importance of Fluency: A Critical Factor

Accuracy is getting a lot of attention right now.  And rightly so.  If a child isn’t accurately reading the words, there’s not much chance of them gaining much meaning from…