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Guided Reading: Ask These 6 Questions Daily to Get Better Results

There is so much to know to make Guided Reading really work. It can be overwhelming to both Guided Reading beginners and veterans. The questions...
Zany, Brainy Strategies for Emergent Guided Reading (Gr. K-2)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Maria Banks Watch Join Maria as she shares recent research showing how our brains learn to read best. Learn about before, during,...
Student Mentor Texts

Ernest Hemingway once famously said, "There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed." Young students learning to...
Using Student-Written Mentor Texts to Teach and Inspire (Gr. K-2)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Janiel Wagstaff Watch Why (and how) might you use students' own writing as mentor texts for meaningful, explicit writing instruction? This fast-paced...
Better Classroom Conversations

Here are some guidelines and conversation starters you can use in the classroom. 1. Share Thinking “I believe that ________ because ________.” “This reminds me of ________...
5 Steps Toward Intentional Classroom Conversations

Coaching students to engage in worthwhile academic discussion begins with intentionality. You have to teach students how to listen to and talk to each...
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...
Reading by Grade 3: More Important than Ever! (Gr. K-3)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Susan Sturock Watch With more and more states requiring it, the importance of reading by grade three is being felt more than...
Webinar: Writing With Your Little Ones (Gr. K-2)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Kathy Griffin Watch Looking for easy ways to get your little ones writing? Early education expert Kathy Griffin will share great tips...
Webinar: Bringing Math to Life through Literature (Gr. K-3)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Ricky Mikelman Watch Join SDE math expert Ricky Mikelman to see how to use picture books to weave in content literacy standards during...

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5 Steps Toward Intentional Classroom Conversations

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Webinar: Finally, Fine Motor! (Gr. PreK-K)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Cindy Middendorf Watch Coaching a child to write his name or draw a picture before he can effectively manipulate a pencil or...
Zany, Brainy Strategies for Emergent Guided Reading (Gr. K-2)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Maria Banks...