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Launch Young Readers into Literacy Through Shared Reading (Grades K and 1)

Without a doubt, Shared Reading is one of my favorite parts of the literacy teaching day! Can something so fun and interactive be powerful in supporting young students…

Oct 10, 2019  |  By Ann Stewart
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Preparing for Being a Reader Small-group Reading Instruction in Sets 1-5

Congratulations! You have completed the early weeks of instruction. You and your students have established a classroom community where students feel safe and connected, and your students are…

Oct 9, 2019  |  By Lenora Forsythe
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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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