How to Help Struggling Readers in Grades 6-12 with Pam Allyn

Students are coming back to school and many of them are reading below grade level. While this has always been a challenge, this year it may be even more so. In this episode, literacy expert Pam Allyn gives advice to teachers about how to help struggling readers in grades 6-12.

This show with Pam Allyn is part of our ongoing series of shows bringing you up-to-date information for overcoming and teaching with excellence during this time of immense challenge. Our students need us to help them succeed and struggling readers can have problems in many classes. Learn how to help struggling readers be successful even if you're not a reading teacher.

How to Help Struggling readers in grades 6-12

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Pam Allyn – Bio As Submitted

Pam AllynPam Allyn is an award-winning education innovator, author of books for families and educators, public speaker and experienced business executive in the area of educational products and sales. She is the founder of the award-winning global nonprofit organization LitWorld, and co-founder of the family engagement platform Dewey.

Twitter: @pamallyn




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