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Grade 2: Preparing for Small-Group Reading Instruction

For our grade 2 readers, we want to intentionally plan experiences that extend their love of reading across genres! We also want our students to develop the strategies…

Jan 9, 2020
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Grade 1: Grouping Implications for Students Who Place in Set 5 and Beyond

For our youngest readers, we want to intentionally plan experiences that develop their love of reading as they learn to read! We also want our grade 1 students…

Jan 9, 2020  |  By Gina Fugnitto
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Kindergarten: Grouping Considerations for Students Who Place in Set 4 and Beyond

For our youngest readers, we want to intentionally plan experiences that develop their love of reading as they learn to read! We also want our kindergarten students to…

Jan 8, 2020  |  By Gina Fugnitto
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Learning By Doing: Experiencing the Power of Being a Writer Through the Eyes of a New Consultant

It’s hard being the new kid on the block. Whether you are a student looking into a sea of unfamiliar faces in a new school, a beginning teacher…

Dec 9, 2019  |  By Karen Ladinsky
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Stacey Abeyta’s Continued Reflection on IDR Conferences

I am always so appreciative of Stacey Abeyta! Stacey has taught and coached Collaborative Classroom programs for over 18 years. She is constantly reflecting on her practice and…

Nov 15, 2019  |  By Gina Fugnitto
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Why Making Meaning Comprehension Assessments Are Superior Assessments

Although the assessments in Making Meaning are a natural part of the instruction and very simple to give, the information they glean about students’ thinking is deep and…

Nov 7, 2019  |  By Kathy King-Dickman
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