A Reading Message


Recently, the teachers at Vista Lakes Elementary participated in staff development under the topic of classroom libraries. An amazing set of statistics were presented that we would like to share with you:

WHAT MATTERS: Variation in amount of Independent Reading explains the relationship that exists between the number of independent minutes that a student reads each day and their percentile rank!


Reading Ranks

Anderson, Richard C., Wilson P.T., Fielding, L.G. Growth in Reading and how Children Spend Their Time Outside of School,

1988 Reading Research Quarterly, #23, pp.285-303.


CPALMS is a state wide project to build information systems and tools to support the implementation of the Florida Standards.

Florida Standards


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