Projects

Reading Rescue

Dr. Miles serves as the Academic Advisor for Reading Rescue, which is an evidence-based 30-minute intervention for struggling first-grade readers. She oversees the curriculum, professional development, and research of the program. Dr. Miles works closely with Literacy Trust which supports the implementation of Reading Rescue in NYC schools.

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CUNY-DOE Reading Rescue Pilot

Dr. Miles is conducting a pilot use of the Reading Rescue program by training graduate and undergraduate teacher candidates in the program and having them serve as tutors for struggling readers in the DOE. This is a partnership between Brooklyn College, CUNY and the NYCDOE Universal Literacy Initiative and is generously funded by The Heckscher Foundation for Young Children and The Benedict Silverman Foundation.  

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Reading Ready Curriculum Development

Dr. Miles created a free resource for parents/caregivers to support their kindergarten to first-grade child in lifting off into word reading.

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EL Education

Dr. Miles has delivered a series of talks for EL Education on how the Science of Reading is reflected in their curriculum.

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Amira 

Dr. Miles serves as an Academic Advisor to Amira, the first artificial intelligence reading software. She supported the program in developing micro-interventions aligned with best practices from the field of Reading Science.

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Use of Verbotonal Movements in PreK
Orthographic Regularity of Words on Word Walls
High Frequency Word List/ Sight Word Analysis
Sight Word Game to Improve Orthographic Mapping
Improving Blending Instruction
Linguistic Survey of Adults attending Reading Rescue PDs
Small Group vs. 1:1 implementation of Reading Rescue