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A blog for Reading Recovery and early literacy professionals 

1111, 2020

LitCon Vlog Contest Winner – Becky Fritz

November 11th, 2020|Classroom Teaching, General, General Education, Latest News, Reflections and Commentary, Teaching|

Becky Fritz has won a free registration to LitCon 2021 – congratulations! How has professional development improved your practice and promoted equity, equality, and excellence for your students? by Becky Fritz Becky Fritz [...]

2710, 2020

‘Roaming Around the Known’ with an Adult Learner

October 27th, 2020|Classroom Teaching, General, General Education, Latest News, Reflections and Commentary, Teaching|

by Regie Routman   This past June I received an urgent phone request from an extended family member: Would I be willing to tutor him in reading and writing so he could improve as a [...]

2205, 2020

Teaching Literacy in a Virtual World

May 22nd, 2020|Classroom Teaching, Latest News, Reading Recovery Teaching, Reflections and Commentary, Teaching|

by Kathleen A. Brown Three words come to mind as I think about my experiences and the experiences of my colleagues during this extraordinary time: Resilience, Reflection, and Resetting.   Resilience Resilience defined by Merriam [...]

2204, 2020

Roaming Around the Unknown in the Wake of COVID-19

April 22nd, 2020|Latest News, Reading Recovery Teaching, Reflections and Commentary, Teaching|

by Amy Smith As I saw Drew’s cheerful face staring at me through my computer screen, I took a deep breath and thought, ”What do I know that might help me here?”. I knew it [...]

104, 2020

We Teach, What is Your Superpower?

April 1st, 2020|Classroom Teaching, Latest News, Reading Recovery Teaching, Reflections and Commentary, Teaching|

by Kim Reynolds   Every time I walk into my colleague’s classroom, I look up to one of my favorite signs: “I teach, what is your superpower?” As I started roaming with my second-round student, [...]