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Ensuring Students Have Time for Independent Reading Everyday

How much time do your students engage in independent reading each day, where you are actively participating in the process? To grow as readers, children need time to…

Mar 16, 2017  |  By Jolynn Bernard
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Individualized Daily Reading (IDR); The Student Perspective

There are many ways that independent reading might look in classrooms all over the world. I know that when I was teaching in the classroom, I loved giving my…

Jan 30, 2017
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On the IES>WWC Recommendations for Foundational Skills, Part 4: Ensure that each student reads connected text every day to support reading accuracy, fluency, and comprehension

The final recommendation from the IES/WWC Practice Guide reminds us that all of our decoding efforts are a means to an end: comprehension. As teachers, we must ensure…

Nov 14, 2016  |  By Marisa Ramirez Stukey
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On the IES>WWC Recommendations for Foundational Skills, Part 4: Ensure that each student reads connected text every day to support reading accuracy, fluency, and comprehension

The final recommendation from the IES/WWC Practice Guide reminds us that all of our decoding efforts are a means to an end: comprehension. As teachers, we must ensure…

Nov 14, 2016  |  By Marisa Ramirez Stukey
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Muggles and Mudbloods: Perspectives on Diversity in Children’s Literature

I love, love, love the children’s trade books used in Center for Collaborative Classroom’s programs and libraries; not only do they tell interesting stories that all ages enjoy, but they…

Sep 8, 2016
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Building a Body of Knowledge: The Animal World

Did you know that the third edition of Making Meaning builds a body of knowledge-the animal world-across the grades? “A unit at each grade level focuses on building…

Mar 31, 2016
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