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Guided Reading: Ask These 6 Questions Daily to Get Better Results

There is so much to know to make Guided Reading really work. It can be overwhelming to both Guided Reading beginners and veterans. The questions we ask ourselves often determine what we focus on and, ultimately, our success. To produce better results with each Guided Reading lesson, start with asking better questions. Read on to find out what those questions...

Zany, Brainy Strategies for Emergent Guided Reading (Gr. K-2)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Maria Banks Watch Join Maria as she shares recent research showing how our brains learn to read best. Learn about before, during, and after reading strategies that require readers to ask questions, make connections and inferences, visualize, and more. You’ll leave with a better understanding of how research-based guided reading techniques can make reading more meaningful and...

Student Mentor Texts

Ernest Hemingway once famously said, "There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed." Young students learning to write can certainly relate. Sentence construction, spelling, grammar—there are many complex skills a child must master on the road to become a confident writer. The good news is that teachers don’t have to carry the...

Using Student-Written Mentor Texts to Teach and Inspire (Gr. K-2)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Janiel Wagstaff Watch Why (and how) might you use students' own writing as mentor texts for meaningful, explicit writing instruction? This fast-paced webinar will show you. Student-peers’ writing is a rich and relevant go-to resource for mining specific teaching points based on standards and students' immediate needs, as well as for exploring the purpose and joys of...

Project-Based Learning: Think Twice Before Deciding It’s "Too Hard" to Implement

We all can probably remember being in school and having to do projects. Each student in the class would be assigned the same thing—like create a poster about hurricanes or a diorama of whales. There were due dates to meet, rules to follow, and grades to be earned. And yes, in many cases, parents got involved by buying supplies...

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