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A Coach’s Journey: Successfully Instructing Readers Struggling in the Intermediate Grades

In the 2012 report Teaching Adolescents to Become Learners, published by the University of Chicago Consortium on Chicago School Research, the authors state that “[w]hile some students are…

Nov 6, 2018  |  By Jennifer Rios Alers
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Let’s Prepare for SIPPS 2018–19, Part 3: Reflecting on Practice and Professional Supports

In Part 1 of this blog series, we focused on the SIPPS Placement Assessment and the SIPPS community; In Part 2, we focused on students who are new to SIPPS and…

Aug 20, 2018  |  By Gina Fugnitto
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Let’s Prepare for SIPPS 2018–19, Part 2: New and Continuing Students, Instructional Considerations, Being a Reader and SIPPS, and SIPPS with Intensive SIPPS

In Part 1 of this blog series, we focused on the SIPPS Placement Assessment and the SIPPS community. In this post, we’ll focus on students who are new to SIPPS and…

Aug 20, 2018
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Let’s Prepare for SIPPS 2018–19, Part 1: Placement Assessment and SIPPS Community

Are you ready to implement SIPPS in the 2018–19 school year? We offer three getting-started blog posts to support your implementation. Part 1 focuses on the SIPPS Placement…

Aug 20, 2018  |  By Gina Fugnitto
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Farewell 2017–2018: End-of-Year Considerations for SIPPS

As we say farewell to the 2017–2018 school year, we offer a few end-of-year considerations for managing the SIPPS program. The SIPPS K–3 and 4–12 Placement Assessments The placement assessments…

Apr 12, 2018  |  By Gina Fugnitto
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SIPPS Verification of Instruction: Are My Students Learning?

In SIPPS, our goal is to quickly and efficiently teach foundational skills while promoting reading connected text with automaticity and accuracy. The students read “controlled-vocabulary” books that correspond…

Mar 22, 2018  |  By Gina Fugnitto
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