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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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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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Literacy at Home: Literacy During the School Years

Last year I went for a doctor’s visit for recurring bronchitis. Our local nurse practitioner determined that a steroid shot was needed. As I got ready to receive…

Apr 9, 2019  |  By Kathy King-Dickman
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Literacy at Home: Literacy from Birth to Five

Years ago I learned from Don Holdaway that to promote literacy development a child needs three important activities to happen from birth to school age: playing at reading,…

Apr 1, 2019  |  By Kathy King-Dickman
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Literacy at Home: The Joyous Journey of Just One Book

The past three years, I have had the honor of sharing Collaborative Literacy with my hometown school in Del Norte, Colorado. One afternoon last winter, I ducked into…

Mar 20, 2019  |  By Kathy King-Dickman
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Key Points of Effective Intervention in Reading

One morning, I pulled a group of students into my intervention room to administer a progress-monitoring assessment. They knew what was happening, and most were excited to show…

Mar 7, 2019  |  By Angela Flavin
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