Intersecting Research with Classroom Practice

The Windward School follows a research-based, multisensory, direct instruction model, so faculty are not only continually trained in teaching best practices but also encouraged to apply proven research strategies in their classrooms every day.

An Inside Look at Read Alouds in the Classroom

Read alouds provide critical time for students to strengthen their comprehension abilities, answer inferential questions about nuanced characters and plot points, and learn new vocabulary words in context.

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Why Reading Aloud Is Not Just for Early Readers

We never outgrow a shared read aloud, and all ages benefit. As children enter the tween years, we must renew our commitment to reading aloud and embrace innovative ways to breathe new life into a familiar habit.​​​​​​​

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