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A blog for Reading Recovery and early literacy professionals 

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, [...]

2003, 2020

An Important Message from RRCNA

March 20th, 2020|Latest News|

from Executive Director, Billy Molasso The world changes every day, but some days, we are unable to get our arms around how fast it is changing. The past few weeks are no exception. Each of [...]

512, 2019

Responding to the Reading Wars: Everyone’s Job

December 5th, 2019|General, General Education, Latest News, Reflections and Commentary|

by Patricia L. Scharer, Ph.D. The Reading Wars have a long, long history. Over the past 100 years, adversaries have argued for and against numerous approaches: whole word, literature-based reading, look-say method, sight words, Initial [...]