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Creating an Equitable Learning Environment for English Language Learners Through Being a Reader, Second Edition – Part 3

Part III—Bringing Intentional, Differentiated English Language Learner Support to Each Day of Instruction As we wrap up this blog series, we will uncover how the second edition of…

Oct 27, 2021  |  By Veronica Vasquez
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Can a Curriculum Support the Science of Reading and Science of Learning?

Linda Diamond has dedicated her career to teaching children to read, particularly those with word reading difficulties like dyslexia. A long-time partner of Collaborative Classroom, Linda co-founded the…

Oct 18, 2021  |  By Linda Diamond
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Phonological and Phonemic Awareness: How Do We Bridge Research to Practice?

Although I learned about phonological awareness and phonemic awareness during my teacher preparation program, I didn’t truly put this knowledge into practice until I began my career as a special education teacher in the primary grades. I didn’t fully understand the connection between phonological and phonemic awareness skills and students’ reading development.

Oct 7, 2021
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Creating an Equitable Learning Environment for English Language Learners Through Being a Reader, Second Edition – Part 2

Part II—Providing English Language Learners Access to the Text and the Instruction In part 1 of our blog series, I unpacked why it is imperative to provide equitable…

Sep 16, 2021  |  By Veronica Vasquez
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Lesson Structure: What Components Lead to Foundational Skills Mastery?

"I consider the lesson structure to be the “bones” of an evidence-based literacy approach. Each part of the lesson should build and lead to the next, supporting student independence and foundational skills acquisition."

Aug 30, 2021
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Creating an Equitable Learning Environment for English Language Learners Through Being a Reader, Second Edition

Part I—Building the Foundation The long-awaited second edition of Being a Reader is here! This edition is a comprehensive, researched-based reading curriculum for grades K–2 that combines systematic,…

Aug 17, 2021  |  By Veronica Vasquez
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