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Renaissance Blog

Shareable tips and insightful thoughts on K–12 education from Renaissance teams and educational leaders from Australia and around the world.

January 7, 2019

Interwoven: Achievement in reading, science, and maths

By: Team Renaissance USA Struggles in science? Low maths scores? Maybe your students need more reading practice. At first, “reading practice” may seem an odd answer to […]
January 7, 2019

6 more minutes: Struggling readers, reading practice, and growth

By: Team Renaissance USA What are the differences between a student who starts and ends the school year as a struggling reader, and a student who starts […]
December 3, 2018

Sneaky ways that can help parents conquer the dreaded summer slide

By: Kim Hall, myOn Renaissance USA It’s time to talk about the infamous Summer Slide. Ouch! This isn’t the old, rusty metal playground equipment that burns […]
December 2, 2018

Resources to help struggling readers

By: Team Renaissance USA Go from gap to growth—Because struggling readers can’t wait Struggling readers can’t wait—they need to get on the path to literacy success […]
October 30, 2018

(Almost) perfect heroes and the science of learning

By: Jan Bryan, EdD, Vice President, National Education Officer, Renaissance USA   (Almost) perfect heroes Although Hercules would disagree, Achilles is widely considered the closest thing to a […]
October 30, 2018

Reading suggestions for educators this summer

By: Team Renaissance USA Summer provides a nice—and much needed—break. It also provides a chance to catch up on some reading (in between visits to the beach […]
October 16, 2018

Spark a passion for reading: 15 ways to motivate daily reading practice

By: Team Renaissance USA A little bit of reading goes a long way. By reading around 15 minutes per day between grades 1 and 12, a student […]
October 11, 2018

Tips and activities to prevent summer learning loss

By: Ken Stoflet, Marketing Communications Specialist, Renaissance USA Decades of research confirm that summer learning loss is real. In an article published by The New York Times, Smirk (2011) says, […]
October 1, 2018

Scary-good book ideas for students this Halloween

By: Lisa Lysne, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Renaissance USA Trick-or-treating, costume parties, and carving pumpkins. Halloween is time to have a scary-good fun! At Renaissance, we […]