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Revised! RTI/MTSS Guidance for Reading Instruction in Collaborative Literacy

At Collaborative Classroom, we believe that providing students with a consistent scope and sequence and similar pedagogy in both Tier 1 and Tier 2 is the best instructional…

Oct 3, 2018  |  By Gina Fugnitto
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Supporting Students who Struggle to Learn Letter Names: Part 4 of a Blog Series Just for Kindergarten Teachers!

Kindergarten teachers, you have now taught the first two weeks of Shared Reading, you have taught the 20 lessons in Learning Letter Names, and you have planned for…

Sep 14, 2018
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What Does Independent Work Look Like in the Early Grades?

When I first began utilizing a reading workshop, my goal was to build my students’ independence so that I could teach my small groups without interruption. I have…

Aug 24, 2018  |  By Ashley Kohn
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Planning for Ongoing Letter Name Experiences: Part 3 of a Blog Series Just for Kindergarten Teachers!

Kindergarten Being a Reader teachers, you have taught the first two weeks in Shared Reading and the 20 lessons in Learning Letter Names. Now we need to plan…

Aug 21, 2018  |  By Gina Fugnitto
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Preparing for Second-grade Being a Reader Instruction

Welcome to the 2018–19 school year! As you begin your implementation of the Being a Reader program for grade 2, here are some reflections, resources, and tips to…

Aug 14, 2018  |  By Lenora Forsythe
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Letter Name Instruction in Learning Letter Names: Part 2 of a Blog Series Just for Kindergarten Teachers!

Kindergarten teachers, let’s continue to examine the letter-name instruction in Being a Reader. In our previous blog, we examined the first two weeks of Shared Reading instruction. In…

Aug 14, 2018  |  By Gina Fugnitto
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