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Examining the “Icons” of the Professional Learning System: A Springfield Story

The Professional Learning System for Collaborative Literacy (PLS) The Professional Learning System for Collaborative Literacy (PLS) provides the support needed for Collaborative Literacy implementations that improve teacher practice…

Mar 18, 2020  |  By Leona Hunt
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Reading List for Black History Month and Beyond

It’s February 2020 and Black History Month is more important than ever. Why? Because although this year may imply clear vision, we still haven’t achieved 20/20 hindsight when…

Feb 11, 2020  |  By Jennie McDonald
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Our Approach to Teaching Writing

We all light up when we see small children express themselves spontaneously, through a drawing, a song, a somersault, a giggle, or a heartfelt sigh. And we all…

Oct 29, 2019  |  By Sarah Rosenthal
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The Settled Science of Teaching Reading – Part 3

In Part 1 of this series, we unpacked the current conversations happening around the science of teaching reading.  We focused on explicit and systematic phonics instruction in Part…

Sep 9, 2019  |  By Gina Fugnitto & Marisa Ramirez Stukey
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The Settled Science of Teaching Reading – Part 2

In Part 1 of this blog series, we discussed the fraught history of and continued debates around the science of reading instruction. What is the conversation like in…

Sep 3, 2019  |  By Gina Fugnitto & Marisa Ramirez Stukey
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Our Approach to Teaching Reading

All of us engaged in literacy instruction aspire to lay the ground for highly literate students who love to read for pleasure and information and are able to…

Aug 19, 2019  |  By Valerie Fraser
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