I’ve published a zillion “Best” lists that are reading-related. I’ve also published quite a few posts on reading fluency, though I’ve never gathered them together.

So, first, I’ll share some of the most useful lists about reading. Then, I’ll share links to my fluency-related posts.

Here goes:

Now for posts on reading fluency:

“Webcam Research Helps Kids Improve Reading Fluency”

Measuring Reading Fluency

“FluencyTutor” Could Be A Useful Tool For Students To See Their Reading Progress

Literably Is An Excellent Reading Site — If Used With Caution

Talking To Students About Their Reading (& Their Data)

Reservations About Christian Science Monitor Column On “Slow Reading Movement”

Latest Results Of Our Home Computer Project

Assessments Are In For The Home Computer Project

Latest Assessment Results From Family Literacy Project

Reading Recs is a new feature of the extraordinary site, SAS Curriculum Pathways. It’s a new tool that allows students to orally read and record passages that teachers can listen to at a later time.


Fluency Instruction: Building Bridges from Decoding to Comprehension is another useful post from Russ on Reading.

Using CBMs for Quick Assessment of Progress in English Language Development is a useful article by Rita Platt and John Wolfe about fluency assessments for ELLs.

ELLs and Reading Fluency in English is from Colorin Colorado.

I Knew Encouraging Oral Reading Fluency Was Important, But I Didn’t Realize It Was This Important….

Oral Reading In The Mainstream & ELL Classroom

From 8 to 80 in Two Years: How Fluency Drives Students Toward Comprehension is from Teach Learn Grow.

Study: “You are more likely to remember something if you read it out loud”

Fast Talkers: Are Kids Getting the Right Message About Good Reading? is from Teach Learn Grow.

When Readers Struggle: Fluency is from Russ On Reading.

Think Fluency is a new app to help assess student reading fluency. I learned about it from David Kapuler.

Making Decisions about Which Intervention is Best: A Case Study is by Timothy Shanahan.

Reading Fluently Does Not Mean Reading Fast is from The International Literacy Association.

8 variations on repeated reading for fluency help keep students engaged is from Education Research.

ORF! Reading Growth Is about More Than Speed is by Rita Platt.


Should We Be Using Words Correct Per Minute? is from Timothy Shanahan.

Clearing Up a Couple Important Misunderstandings about Fluency is by Timothy Shanahan.

Slides and ladders: The importance of fluency with older readers during COVID-19 is from Teach Learn Grow.

Resources For Reading Fluency Passages

My Middle School Requires Fluency Instruction: Help! is from Timothy Shanahan.

Reading Progress in Microsoft Teams to improve student reading fluency – now rolling out globally! is from Microsoft.

Reading Progress + ReadWorks in Microsoft Teams = Awesome! is from Richard Byrne.