Hamman, J. (2019, December 6). 8 Research-Based Ways to Aid Struggling Emergent Readers. Retrieved January 15, 2020.

Teachers in early grades may have difficulty identifying the struggling emergent readers in their classes and helping them grasp foundational skills. In this article, Jessica Hamman shares eight methods that research has found effective for emergent readers, including a focus on systematic phonological awareness and consistent use of direct, explicit instructions.

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