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Grade 1: Grouping Implications for Students Who Place in 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 grade 1 students…

Jan 9, 2020  |  By Gina Fugnitto
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Kindergarten: Grouping Considerations for Students Who Place in Set 4 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…

Jan 8, 2020  |  By Gina Fugnitto
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Learning By Doing: Experiencing the Power of Being a Writer Through the Eyes of a New Consultant

It’s hard being the new kid on the block. Whether you are a student looking into a sea of unfamiliar faces in a new school, a beginning teacher…

Dec 9, 2019  |  By Karen Ladinsky
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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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Why Making Meaning Comprehension Assessments Are Superior Assessments

Although the assessments in Making Meaning are a natural part of the instruction and very simple to give, the information they glean about students’ thinking is deep and…

Nov 7, 2019  |  By Kathy King-Dickman
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Being a Reader and Making Meaning Grading Support, Grades K–1

Kindergarten and first-grade teachers of Making Meaning and Being a Reader, let’s jump right into the hot topic of assessments and grading! Assessments Let’s start by considering the…

Oct 29, 2019  |  By Ashley Kohn
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