Collaborative Circle Blog

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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Literacy Coaches! How Do You Ensure Professional Growth?

Several years into my eight years as an elementary literacy coach I began to settle in and feel somewhat comfortable. I always appreciated the various demands and challenges…

Apr 29, 2019  |  By Lenora Forsythe
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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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Dyslexia: What Is It, And Why Are We Hearing So Much About It?

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you probably have heard the word dyslexia a lot in recent years. You may be wondering why there is so much…

Apr 17, 2019  |  By Holly Lane
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