About Jan Richardson

Jan Richardson, Ph.D., a leading expert in guided reading, is a former K-12 teacher, reading specialist, Reading Recovery teacher leader, and staff developer. She currently is an educational consultant, providing presentations and classroom demonstrations across the U.S. and Canada. Dr. Richardson’s best-selling Next Step collection includes The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading; Literacy Footprints: A Complete System for Supporting Guided Reading; The Guided Reading Teacher’s Companion: Prompts, Discussion Starters, and Teaching Points; Next Step Guided Reading in Action video suite; and Next Step Guided Reading Assessment.

What's New?

  • The RISE Framework is an Amazon #1 New Release! Jan's latest book is already "RISE-ing" to the top! Be sure to pre-order The Next Step Forward in Reading Intervention: The Rise Framework now in preparation for its July 20th release date.
    Posted Jun 27, 2018, 4:26 PM by Courtney Richardson
  • We'll be taking a break from Literacy Tips for the summer. Wishing you all a fun and relaxing break!
    Posted Jun 19, 2018, 7:03 AM by Courtney Richardson
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Literacy Tips

  • Literacy Tip of the Week: Week of June 10th Tips for Summer Reading Success!As summer begins, I have been thinking about all the amazing progress my students have made this year. Like many teachers, I worry about them losing ground because they're not reading over summer break.  In my latest blog post, I share my top tips and accessible resources to help empower our students to embark on another summer of reading. Read the post here here.Written by: Michele Dufresne, author Pioneer Valley Educational Press
    Posted Jun 10, 2018, 2:44 PM by Courtney Richardson
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