Academic Minute

  • Best Practices in Reading

    This week, Wiley Wilson invades Neyland Stadium in Knoxville! He puts the spotlight on his football knowledge and most importantly he's here to tell you about "Best Practices In Reading." It's a great tool for young students, parents and teachers in helping show our kids how to read better! 

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  • How to Choose the Right Text?

    The adorable and informative Wiley Wilson takes us on another educational journey this week and answers questions about finding the right level of text for your child to read!
    A simple formula can be used to determine that and it helps your child's reading skills as they continue to grow!

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  • Ready Graduate

    You've probably heard the term, "Ready Graduate." If you haven't, that's o.k. too! However, it's important to know exactly what that is. This week's "Academic Minute" answers a lot of commonly asked questions!

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  • Defining Lexiles

    What is it? How is it important as it relates to reading and comprehension? How is a Lexile measurement used? All great questions! The lovable Wiley Wilson dives into the those questions from a beach! 
    Take a look! 

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  • Text Complexity

    Research shows that students who are able to understand complex texts score above the college and career ready benchmark on the reading section of the ACT. 

    Interesting stuff for students and parents! Check it out!

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  • Homework Hotline

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  • Read 20 Minutes Daily

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