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Kindergarten: Grouping Considerations for Students Who Complete 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 kindergarten students to…

Apr 20, 2020  |  By Gina Fugnitto
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Word Study + IDR: The Coordination of Word-Learning Strategies and Independent Reading

Are you striving to provide students with word-learning strategies that will help them get unstuck when they encounter unknown words in a variety of texts?  Are you striving to prepare…

Feb 13, 2020  |  By Gina Fugnitto
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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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An Interview with Saadia Faruqi

If you haven’t heard of Saadia Faruqi yet, you will soon because she seems to be everywhere at once these days. Her popular early reader series Yasmin has…

Nov 18, 2019  |  By Jennie McDonald
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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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Summer Reading

Reading opens the universe to children, so even if they stay close to home this summer, books can fire up their imaginations and take them far away. We…

Jun 3, 2019  |  By Valerie Fraser & Jennie McDonald
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