Literacy Glossary

Curated by a team of literacy experts, including members of ILA's Literacy Research Panel, the Literacy Glossary: The First 300 Words contains fundamental literacy terms necessary to critical discussions on literacy research and instruction. Think of it as a shared vocabulary for our field—defining our profession, one word at a time.

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Literacy Glossary

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Literacy Glossary

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