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2905, 2018

A Seat at the Table

By |May 29th, 2018|Categories: Classroom Teaching, General Education, Reading Recovery Teaching, Reflections and Commentary, Teaching|

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 [...]

1801, 2018

National Literacy Leadership Award Honors Excellence

By |January 18th, 2018|Categories: General, Latest News|

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; [...]

412, 2017

The Balancing Act: Integrating sources of information in text reading

By |December 4th, 2017|Categories: Reading Recovery Teaching, Teaching|

by Maryann McBride On a recent teacher visit, the teacher introduced “Billy Can Count.”  It was a very well-chosen book, but as often happens in Reading Recovery, the teacher got a surprise on the first [...]