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Reading by Grade 3

An alarming number of children—about 67% nationwide—are not able to read by grade three. Of those children, 80% are from low-income families and children...
6 Ways to Deliver the Best Literacy Instruction

Despite good intentions, educators sometimes take a passive stance toward developing literacy skills, often noting lack of resources and time. However, children need to...
Improving Comprehension with QAR

Questioning is a key ingredient in the teaching and learning process. It has been cited as not only the most common, but also the...
Making Sight Words Stick

One of the earliest steps in becoming a fluent reader is learning sight words, the words students typically recognize within seconds and can read...
Why Teens Don’t Read and What Teachers Can Do About It

More than 60% of teen students are reading below proficiency level. Teachers in middle and high schools shouldn’t be surprised by this fact. Undoubtedly,...
Kinesthetic Vocabulary

Educational research has said throughout the years that kinesthetic strategies are needed and are powerful. We know from brain research that the procedural memory...
Response to Intervention: Reading Strategies That Work

Presenter: Wendell Christensen 6 Weeks | $139 Course Starts Monthly | Earn Graduate Credit or CEUs Learn More  Register Wouldn't it be wonderful if we could be proactive in helping...
Guided Reading: Strategies for the Differentiated Classroom

Presenter: Marsha Spears 6 Weeks | $139 Course Starts Monthly | Earn Graduate Credit or CEUs Learn More  Register Now more than ever, today's teachers are grappling with the question of...
Formative Assessment: Best At the Beginning and End of the Day

The beginning and ending of the day are two of the best times for formative assessments of concepts. In the morning, reviewing yesterday’s concepts...
Critical Thinking Using Children's Literature

One of the 21st Century Skills our students need to be college and career ready is higher-order thinking. But does building these critical thinking...

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