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Interview with Christopher Paul Curtis

Children’s books are the cornerstone of many of Center for the Collaborative Classroom‘s programs; in a way, the authors are our behind-the-scenes collaborators. We want teachers, administrators, students,…

May 3, 2019  |  By Jennie McDonald
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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 would like to offer a few end-of-year considerations for managing the Being a Reader program. Being a Reader…

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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Explicit, Systematic Phonics Instruction? So glad you asked . . .

Does your program provide explicit, systematic phonics instruction? How would you respond to this question in real time? Would you gaze toward the nearest open doorway and slip…

Mar 26, 2019  |  By Wendy Seger
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Help, My Students Are Struggling in SIPPS!

As someone who supports SIPPS professional learning, I am often asked what do when students struggle. The question “What do I do if . . . ?” leads…

Mar 21, 2019  |  By Gina Fugnitto
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