Amy Endo

Dr. Amy Endo

Education Research Director, Supplemental & Intervention Language & Literacy

Dr. Amy Endo is an Education Research Director managing the research work for the supplemental, intervention literacy and language development programs at HMH. Her research work consists of providing evidence-based best practices for literacy and language instruction to establish the theoretical basis of programs, support program development during the user research phases, and conduct efficacy studies to examine their effectiveness for all learners. Her research specializes in ensuring that HMH solutions are equitable for all learners to accelerate the literacy and language growth of the marginalized student populations, including those with learning disabilities, dyslexia, multilingual learners, older striving readers, or those with other impairments.

Previously, she spearheaded the development work of a global pre-K to third-grade English language arts program for afterschool learning centers in the United States and Asia. Amy holds a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology focusing on literacy research from Columbia University Teachers College. She also holds an M.A. in Technology in Education in the context of second language acquisition from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a B.A. from Wellesley College.

 
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Learn about orthographic mapping, the cognitive process that we use to store and retrieve words by connecting their pronunciation, spelling, and meaning automatically.

Dr. Amy Endo
Education Research Director, Supplemental & Intervention Language & Literacy

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Try these classroom accommodations for students with dyslexia to provide equitable access to content

Dr. Amy Endo
Education Research Director, Supplemental & Intervention Language & Literacy

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Support students with dyslexia with evidence-based writing strategies to become capable writers who craft their thoughts in an engaging, persuasive, and compelling manner.

Dr. Amy Endo
Education Research Director, Supplemental & Intervention Language & Literacy

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Discover evidence-based strategies to help improve the reading skills of students with dyslexia so they can achieve school success.

Renee Behring
Education Research Director, Core ELA

Dr. Amy Endo
Education Research Director, Supplemental & Intervention Language & Literacy

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Teaching foundational reading skills is one of the most important goals of early grade and reading intervention teachers. Learn more about the key foundational reading skills and other literacy skills students need to become proficient.

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Education Research Director, Core ELA

Dr. Amy Endo
Education Research Director, Supplemental & Intervention Language & Literacy

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In order to accelerate students’ reading to grade-level proficiency, here is a list of reading intervention strategies to help students make progress.

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Education Research Director, Supplemental & Intervention Language & Literacy

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Discover these eight research-based reading fluency intervention strategies you can use in the classroom.

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Education Research Director, Supplemental & Intervention Language & Literacy

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Formative reading assessments measure what students have learned so far—and the data help inform teachers’ instruction.

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Senior Vice President, Efficacy & Consulting Research

Dr. Amy Endo
Education Research Director, Supplemental & Intervention Language & Literacy

Renee Behring
Education Research Director, Core ELA

Dr. Terry Salinger
Institute Fellow and Chief Scientist for Literacy Research, American Institutes for Research

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These eight elements of reading and literacy instruction can serve as the foundation of an effective literacy program.

Francie Alexander
Senior Vice President, Efficacy & Consulting Research

Dr. Amy Endo
Education Research Director, Supplemental & Intervention Language & Literacy

Renee Behring
Education Research Director, Core ELA

Dr. Terry Salinger
Institute Fellow and Chief Scientist for Literacy Research, American Institutes for Research

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HMH's research team answers commonly asked questions about the science of reading to help educators apply its principles in their classrooms.

Renee Behring
Education Research Director, Core ELA

Dr. Amy Endo
Education Research Director, Supplemental & Intervention Language & Literacy

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Get the answers to commonly asked questions like, "What is structured literacy and how can I implement the approach?"

Renee Behring
Education Research Director, Core ELA

Dr. Amy Endo
Education Research Director, Supplemental & Intervention Language & Literacy

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The most productive literacy block schedules include various reading and writing activities and instruction to help build foundational skills.

Francie Alexander
Senior Vice President, Efficacy & Consulting Research

Dr. Amy Endo
Education Research Director, Supplemental & Intervention Language & Literacy

Renee Behring
Education Research Director, Core ELA

Dr. Terry Salinger
Institute Fellow and Chief Scientist for Literacy Research, American Institutes for Research

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This article answers the question, what is oral reading fluency? It provides fluency teaching strategies after defining fluency and explaining why it's important.

Dr. Amy Endo
Education Research Director, Supplemental & Intervention Language & Literacy

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Providing an oral reading fluency assessment is an important part of not just providing oral reading fluency instruction but measuring growth and ensuring effective instruction.

Dr. Amy Endo
Education Research Director, Supplemental & Intervention Language & Literacy

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Nurturing students social emotional learning during COVID-19 is essential. Explore key SEL principles that schools and educators can use during the pandemic.

Francie Alexander
Senior Vice President, Efficacy & Consulting Research

Dr. Amy Endo
Education Research Director, Supplemental & Intervention Language & Literacy