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Digital Fall Guided Reading I recently wrote all about how excited the Fall weather makes me! The season inspires me to plan all things fall-themed, including guided reading groups. In
How to Teach a Close Reading Routine Close reading is such a great way to teach specific reading skills, while also giving your students plenty of text exposure. And, to
Fall Guided Reading Does anyone start to look forward to all things fall as soon as September hits? Heading towards a new season always brings some excitement, no matter how
Engaging All Readers Have you heard?? The Engaging All Readers membership site is live and open for registration! I wanted to walk you through all of the components of this
I am a big believer that one of the things that can make the biggest impact on your students’ reading growth in a school year is buy-in from their families!
If you teach emerging readers, you likely do plenty of phonemic awareness work. This work is so important for cementing letter sounds in our students’ minds. It allows readers to
Why Focus On Digital Fluency? I can hardly believe that it’s already the beginning of August! This summer has somehow flown by, after a very long, very tedious spring! I
Teaching Guided Reading, Digitally! I wrote in this post a few weeks back that I am so thankful that I started turning my Guided Reading Passages into digital resources a
Why Diversity is Needed Not only is it important that students see themselves in books, but it’s also important for kids to get a more global view of children around
Helping Early Readers with Letter Recognition Early readers need a lot of practice with letter identification. Some move on quickly, while others need repeated practice frequently before they can master