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2018-2019 End-of-Year Considerations: SIPPS

As we say farewell to the 2018-2019 school year, we offer a few end-of-year considerations for managing the SIPPS program. SIPPS Reflection Reflect on your year teaching SIPPS. Taking the…

Apr 24, 2019  |  By Gina Fugnitto
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2018-2019 End-of-Year Considerations: Being a Reader

As we say farewell to the 2018-2019 school year, we offer a few end-of-year considerations! Being a Reader Reflection Reflect on your year teaching Being a Reader. Taking…

Apr 23, 2019  |  By Lenora Forsythe
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Phonics Instruction: One Size Does Not Fit All

Pretend with me for a minute. This past year, the school board in the town of We-Care decided to support the newcomers to public school in a very…

Apr 22, 2019  |  By Wendy Seger
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Dyslexia: What Is It, and Why Are We Hearing So Much About It?

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you probably have heard the word dyslexia a lot in recent years. You may be wondering why there is so much…

Apr 17, 2019  |  By Holly Lane
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Literacy at Home: Literacy During the School Years

Last year I went for a doctor’s visit for recurring bronchitis. Our local nurse practitioner determined that a steroid shot was needed. As I got ready to receive…

Apr 9, 2019  |  By Kathy King-Dickman
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Literacy at Home: Literacy from Birth to Five

Years ago I learned from Don Holdaway that to promote literacy development a child needs three important activities to happen from birth to school age: playing at reading,…

Apr 1, 2019  |  By Kathy King-Dickman
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