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3 07, 2018

What’s the Power of Knowing a Word in a ‘Snap’?

July 3rd, 2018|Classroom Teaching, Teaching|Comments Off on What’s the Power of Knowing a Word in a ‘Snap’?

by Michal Taylor Moving a sight word from new to fluent retrieval is a crucial part of learning to read. Then immediately having the opportunity to use these words in the cycle of continuous text [...]

29 05, 2018

A Seat at the Table

May 29th, 2018|Classroom Teaching, General Education, Reading Recovery Teaching, Reflections and Commentary, Teaching|Comments Off on A Seat at the Table

by Hollyanna Bates A Seat at the Table As a school district literacy coordinator, I worry about literacy. I worry about students learning how to read. I worry about those who find reading difficult. I [...]

17 05, 2018

Taking a Professional Stand in an Age of Confusion

May 17th, 2018|Latest News, Reflections and Commentary|Comments Off on Taking a Professional Stand in an Age of Confusion

by Mary Howard As I write these words, I am headed home from an incredible visit to Fredericton Canada before leaving again in just a few days. I'm filled with such deep appreciation for this [...]

20 04, 2018

Access + Choice + Expert Teacher = Equity

April 20th, 2018|Reflections and Commentary, Teaching|Comments Off on Access + Choice + Expert Teacher = Equity

by Lynn Newmyer Last week a few of my former students were peering into my partially open classroom door. They watched as I unloaded a box of new books onto already overstocked shelves and excitedly [...]

18 01, 2018

National Literacy Leadership Award Honors Excellence

January 18th, 2018|General, Latest News|Comments Off on National Literacy Leadership Award Honors Excellence

Three individuals will be recognized with the 2018 Excellence in Literacy Leadership Award presented by the Reading Recovery teacher leaders. They are Dr. Amanda Alexander, chief of elementary schools at District of Columbia Public Schools; [...]