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It’s About Time: A Win for California’s Children

Linda Diamond has dedicated her career to teaching children to read, particularly those with word reading difficulties like dyslexia. A long-time partner of Collaborative Classroom, Linda co-founded the Consortium…

Nov 17, 2021
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Remembering Eric Schaps, 1942–2021: A Pioneer in Social and Emotional Learning

Relationships are foundational to teaching and learning. Social-emotional and academic curricula are equivalent, essential, and interdependent. How we teach matters as much as what we teach. These principles…

Oct 27, 2021
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Can a Curriculum Support the Science of Reading and Science of Learning?

Linda Diamond has dedicated her career to teaching children to read, particularly those with word reading difficulties like dyslexia. A long-time partner of Collaborative Classroom, Linda co-founded the Consortium…

Oct 18, 2021
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Phonological and Phonemic Awareness: How Do We Bridge Research to Practice?

Although I learned about phonological awareness and phonemic awareness during my teacher preparation program, I didn’t truly put this knowledge into practice until I began my career as a special education teacher in the primary grades. I didn’t fully understand the connection between phonological and phonemic awareness skills and students’ reading development.

Oct 7, 2021
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Lesson Structure: What Components Lead to Foundational Skills Mastery?

Margie B. Gillis In our second installment of the blog series Structured Literacy: Unpacking Eight Key Questions for Transforming Reading Instruction and Outcomes for Readers, we’re honored to…

Aug 30, 2021
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Exploring Comprehension Through the Lenses of Questioning, Inferring, and Synthesizing with Tanny McGregor

For more than three decades I’ve been in pursuit of something invisible, elusive, and difficult to measure. I’ve wondered about it, written about it, and tried to quantify it. Even though I am closer to understanding it now than ever before, I’m still deeply curious about it and seek to uncover more about it with every lesson I teach.If you’re familiar with my work, you already know what I’m talking about here: reading comprehension. Better yet, let’s think of it in terms of something more personal: a student’s thinking.

Apr 3, 2021  |  By Tanny McGregor
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