Gina Fugnitto's picture
4 days 22 hours ago
In her blog post, Learning Can Be Messy, and that’s Okay! Being a Reader RtI MTSS Guidance, Ashley Pennypacker Hill reminds us to consider when, why, and how we support students in their literacy experience, stating: When a student does not seem to be...
Megan Green's picture
1 week 4 days ago
This is really our second “New Year.” As educators, we really have two new years. First, we start the year in August or September when our kiddos return from their summer vacation. Then we start a new year when midnight strikes on December 31. Both...
Peter Brunn's picture
1 week 4 days ago
A new year always brings resolutions. We try to eat better, sleep better, and exercise more. The new year also brings opportunities to improve our professional lives. We can resolve to better connect with that one student we have struggled with. We can build stronger...
Ashley Pennypacker Hill's picture
1 week 6 days ago
My daughter Alice is seventeen months old and she is learning how to eat with a spoon. The cleanup at mealtime is out of this world! This stage of development is one of the hardest for me as a mom because I find myself just wanting to pick up the spoon and put the...
Peter Brunn's picture
4 weeks 2 days ago
Let’s be honest, there are some years that we would really like to forget. Like 2016. My year started under a cloud of negativity and quickly went downhill from there. From challenges at work, to multiple trips to the emergency room, to serving as a juror on a... (1)
Paul Houston's picture
4 weeks 5 days ago
This is the time of year when we think about giving gifts and making resolutions. Gifts are tricky things. If you are an empathetic person you try to pick out something that you feel the other person needs or will like. This doesn’t always work. As most of us...
Gina Fugnitto's picture
4 weeks 5 days ago
The What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) in conjunction with an expert panel, publishes practice guides to help those in the field make important instructional decisions based on solid, research-based evidence. Their most recent publication, Foundational Skills to...
Susan Hult's picture
5 weeks 4 days ago
from Susan Hult
We are pleased to announce a new webinar series coming in early 2017 to help educators using CCC Collaborative Literacy make the most of the assessments embedded in the programs. Whether you are using one or multiple Collaborative Literacy programs, the ...
Gina Fugnitto's picture
6 weeks 3 days ago
"Good readers read with accuracy all the time… When students read accurately, they solidify their word-recognition, decoding, and word-analysis skills.  Perhaps more important, they are likely to understand what they read and, as a result, to enjoy...
Gina Fugnitto's picture
6 weeks 3 days ago
“We cannot assume that children will take on literacy behaviors simply because print is all around them, nor will they learn how stories work by hearing just a few. Our intentional acts of teaching will lead them to new understandings.”  —...