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I can’t believe it’s already April! I know some teachers haven’t even had Spring Break yet, while others have just a few weeks left of school. Either way, it’s still
When working in Guided Reading groups, it’s important to regularly check in on your readers to ensure they’re making progress. This is true for readers at the earliest levels to
Every year when March 1st hits, I also want spring to immediately be here, but that rarely actually happens by us! Regardless of the cold temps outside, I still like
I’m a big believer in getting kids engaged to keep them learning! Phonics/word work activities can become a little dull for readers as they’re simply repeating the same thing over
Happy February! I hope your month is off to a good start, after a long January! Since it’s a new month- time to switch out the sight word chart! You
Non fiction is a huge part of our daily lives, especially as adults. It’s important to prepare students for being able to read and comprehend non fiction, from an early
Here’s an idea that will help your readers become engaged during word work activities. This activity is perfect for Guided Reading, Morning Meeting or a center/partner activity. The best part
I’m a big believer in readers seeing words in context to help them become better readers. By focusing on figuring out challenging words within text, students improve their abilities as
Going 1:1 in the Classroom I remember being so excited when the school I was working at a few years ago decided to go 1:1. I love technology and was
I’ve stressed this from the very beginning of my blog writing days and I will continue to do so! It’s so important that readers feel like they are part of