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Our Approach to Teaching Writing

We all light up when we see small children express themselves spontaneously, through a drawing, a song, a somersault, a giggle, or a heartfelt sigh. And we all…

Oct 29, 2019  |  By Sarah Rosenthal
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The Settled Science of Teaching Reading – Part 3

In Part 1 of this series, we unpacked the current conversations happening around the science of teaching reading.  We focused on explicit and systematic phonics instruction in Part…

Sep 9, 2019  |  By Gina Fugnitto & Marisa Ramirez Stukey
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The Settled Science of Teaching Reading – Part 2

In Part 1 of this blog series, we discussed the fraught history of and continued debates around the science of reading instruction. What is the conversation like in…

Sep 3, 2019  |  By Gina Fugnitto & Marisa Ramirez Stukey
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The Settled Science of Teaching Reading – Part 1

Educators have been discussing the “right” way to teach reading for decades. While “balance” was called for nearly 20 years ago, dissension has reared its head again and…

Aug 26, 2019  |  By Marisa Ramirez Stukey & Gina Fugnitto
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Our Approach to Teaching Reading

All of us engaged in literacy instruction aspire to lay the ground for highly literate students who love to read for pleasure and information and are able to…

Aug 19, 2019  |  By Valerie Fraser
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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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