Summarize what you read. Typical reading task, right? Yes. But it is so much more than that! Summarizing is a powerful thinking strategy that spans all academic areas and even work-related life skills. It is the ability to make decisions […]
It’s not new. Sit with a small group of students. Give them a challenging text. Support them as they work through it. Over the years guided reading has taken on various coats and appearances, but we know one thing for […]
I want to give you a reading level correlation chart (at bottom of page) and an explanation of text leveling. With a surge in guided reading over the last five years, more and more teachers and students are working with leveled […]
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It’s not a new term, but it is receiving renewed interested from teachers. Rightfully so, scaffolding is the key to creating massive learning in the quickest time. But how can scaffolding cripple student learning? What learning strategies effectively scaffold students? […]
#TeachingBundle: Three Branches of GovernmentTeachers, you know that you have limited time. You are closing gaps, getting reading levels up, teaching writing, spelling, and much more. Why not use a #TeachingBundle to integrate Social Studies with your Reading instruction? This […]
Ideas, details, evidence, support, analytical thinking, strategic thinking…these all have one thing in common. They are easier to achieve when students have practice with meta-cognitive skills. Organizing thought is one meta-cognitive skill that can increase learning in any classroom. Organizing […]
Teachers are more than a test score, more than a campus rating, more than an employee. Teachers change lives. Here are 17 ways that teachers impact homes, schools, learning, and humans.