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Enhancing Individualized Daily Reading (IDR) by Setting Book Goals

Last October I sat in a library crowded with middle school teachers on the Rosebud Reservation in South Dakota as they observed a reading conference with a rambunctious…

Jan 7, 2019  |  By Kathy King-Dickman
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After 7 Years, Stacey Abeyta’s Revised IDR Conference Tips!

Recently, I was looking for information about IDR conferences and ran across my colleague Stacey Abeyta’s 2010 blog on IDR Conference Tips. After reading the blog and considering…

Nov 9, 2017  |  By Gina Fugnitto
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Did you know the CCC IDR libraries were recently revised?

We are excited to share that the Individualized Daily Reading (IDR) libraries from Collaborative Classroom were revised! How were the IDR libraries originally developed? The books in the…

Nov 1, 2017
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Ensuring Students Have Time for Independent Reading Everyday

How much time do your students engage in independent reading each day, where you are actively participating in the process? To grow as readers, children need time to…

Mar 16, 2017  |  By Jolynn Bernard
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Individualized Daily Reading (IDR); The Student Perspective

There are many ways that independent reading might look in classrooms all over the world. I know that when I was teaching in the classroom, I loved giving my…

Jan 30, 2017
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On the IES>WWC Recommendations for Foundational Skills, Part 4: Ensure that each student reads connected text every day to support reading accuracy, fluency, and comprehension

The final recommendation from the IES/WWC Practice Guide reminds us that all of our decoding efforts are a means to an end: comprehension. As teachers, we must ensure…

Nov 14, 2016  |  By Marisa Ramirez Stukey
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