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Reading Instruction Non-Negotiables

What Are Your Reading Instruction Non-Negotiables? A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to read an eye-opening post titled “10 Reading Instruction Non-Negotiables” on the blog Russ…

Oct 27, 2018  |  By Tamera Slaughter
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Developing Readers Isn’t as Easy as A-B-C and 1-2-3

Young readers get introduced to letters with rhythms, rhymes, songs, and chants, all of which are crafted to move quickly through the alphabet. A and Z get the…

Oct 13, 2018  |  By Stacey Abeyta
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Teacher Spotlight

Collaborative Classroom is honored to spotlight second-grade teacher Nicole Clardy from Desoto ISD in Desoto, Texas, for our Teacher Spotlight. Nicole appreciates how Collaborative Literacy incorporates engaging mentor texts that spiral content from…

Oct 13, 2018  |  By Dawn Castilleja
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Teaching with Diverse and Global Literature

A Conversation with Jane Bean-Folkes I recently sat down with Jane Bean-Folkes to talk about her experiences as a researcher/ practitioner working on literacy issues. She is an…

Sep 29, 2018  |  By Jennie McDonald
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The Hard Work Before the Pencil Hits the Paper: Writing About Reading

Take a look at the three images below. What do they all have in common? Answer? They are all examples of common acronyms that are used by teachers…

Sep 28, 2018  |  By Sarah Catto
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Title IV: How Are You Spending Your Funds to Meet Your SEL Goals?

Little Sister looked on as Mom greeted Big Brother with a hug. “How was it?” Mom asked. “Fine,” replied the child, who proudly sported a new backpack. Mom…

Sep 28, 2018  |  By Emily Cremidis
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