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30 10, 2018

Teaching and Cheerleading

October 30th, 2018|Classroom Teaching, General Education, Reading Recovery Teaching, Reflections and Commentary, Teaching|Comments Off on Teaching and Cheerleading

by Johnny Downey A month or so ago, I was racking my brain, over and over again to try and find a topic to explore for the wonderful opportunity to guest author on the RRCNA [...]

4 09, 2018

Teaching as a Team Sport

September 4th, 2018|General, General Education, Reading Recovery Teaching, Reflections and Commentary, Teaching|Comments Off on Teaching as a Team Sport

by Susan Vincent This past summer, I watched the Tour de France bicycle race on TV, as I do every summer. I loved waking up every morning to the incredible scenic views of quaint French [...]

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 [...]