Knowledge Matters, Too

The science of reading is getting increased attention from national media, including this cover story,

All Students Can Develop Strong Verbal Reasoning

This Month’s Focus 

The Humanities team at Great Minds® stays updated on the current scientific research on literacy. We bring research to life in...

Examining Scarborough’s Rope: Verbal Reasoning

Scarborough’s Reading Rope provides a model for understanding the components of skilled reading. This blog series examines each of the strands of the...

Munson Highlights NYC’s Plan for Serving Children with Dyslexia

In an op-ed in the New York Daily News, Great Minds® CEO and Founder Lynne Munson gives the Big Apple a shout-out for its groundbreaking program to...

Professional Learning Strengthens Implementation in Orangeburg County

When Orangeburg County School District (SC) began implementing Wit & Wisdom® in Grades K–8 during the 2020–2021 school year, there were many changes...

Activities to Engage Families Year-Round with Wit & Wisdom®

Engaging families and caregivers in Wit & Wisdom can have a positive impact on student learning. Consider some of the ideas below for engaging...

Switching to Wit & Wisdom, Geodes, and Fundations Already Paying Off

Switching from the CKLA’s Grades K–2 curriculum in 2021–2022 to the combination of Wit & Wisdom® (English language arts), Geodes® (content-rich books...

Explaining Louisiana’s New Knowledge-Rich, More Equitable Reading Test

Louisiana is making important strides to innovate when it comes to state reading assessments, and Lior Klirs, director of assessment for the Great...

Sticking to the Deep Dive: One Teacher’s Approach to Language Instruction

This Month’s Focus 

The Humanities team at Great Minds® stays updated on the current scientific research on literacy. We bring research to life in...

Examining Scarborough’s Rope: Language Structures

Scarborough’s Reading Rope provides a model for understanding the components of skilled reading. This blog series examines each of the strands of the...

Why I Spend My Summer Teaching Teachers

As the sun set on a truly special school year, I was preparing for what my next steps were. Typically, teachers spend their summers either turning...

Flagship International Literacy Association Publication, Literacy Today, Features Rachel Stack

The July/August/September 2022 edition of Literacy Today from the International Literacy Association features an essay by Rachel Stack, chief...

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