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June 19, 2022

Early Intervention is Key to Reading Success:

Strategies for Classroom Teachers By: Cameron Carter  Those in the field of education, at one point or another (probably in one of those after school staff...
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April 23, 2022

Reading the World: Nurturing A Global Perspective for All Students

By Laura Robb Books give a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and life to everything. Plato "The only way to read the world is by...
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March 13, 2022

Finding Common Ground. Time to End the Great Reading Debate!

Mrs. Rita M. Wirtz, MA There's so much going on right now in the world, in particular, I'm extremely concerned about the resurfacing of the "reading wars." I have no control...
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February 18, 2022


By: Harvey Smokey Daniels The greatest source of tears and heartbreak in our family, over all of our child-raising years, was homework. Like by far. Like 90%. Those...
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January 16, 2022

Is Every Student a Protagonist in Your Classroom Library?

By Laura Robb and Evan Robb Classroom libraries can be conduits for change, providing all children access to texts that affirm who they are, open possibilities for what...
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November 22, 2021

Make Word Study (phonics, spelling, and vocabulary) a Game!

Timothy Rasinski, Ph.D. A few years ago, my four adult children were home for the holidays. Every evening after the dinner table was cleared and the dishes were done,...
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October 16, 2021

Keep Your Eye on The Child

Young Literacy Learners Take Center Stage By Mary Jo Fresch I began my teaching career as a third-grade teacher in 1974. The district reading program was a...
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September 19, 2021

Teaching Reading- The Art and Science

Timothy Rasinski, Ph.D. Kent State University "It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge." Albert Einstein "I would teach...
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August 15, 2021

Six Intervention Shifts to Re-Envision an Intervention Design That Honors Our Children

Written by Mary Howard      In 1972, I began a passionate professional journey in small town Missouri as a special education teacher. That year, and each year that followed,...
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January 18, 2021

Of Courage, Possibility, and Dwelling in Hope

By Travis Crowder Exceptional writing teachers have taught me valuable lessons about how writers find ideas. Over time, writing has become a space for me to wrestle with my...
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December 13, 2020

A Little Latin (and Greek), and a Whole Lot of English Building Vocabulary with Word Roots

By Timothy Rasinski, Nancy Padak, Evangeline Newton, Rick M. Newton What do the following words and phrases have in common? Tractor A protracted argument Abstract...
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Topics:   Education
October 17, 2020

Thinking about Criticism and Critique

By: Lester Laminack We live on a twenty-two-acre portion of an old farm nestled in the mountains of western North Carolina. Our property has acres of woods and acres of open...
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