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Summer of Strategies: Using Text Evidence in Reading

By: Melissa Cheesman SmithPosted 07/13/18
Summer of Strategies: Using Text Evidence in Reading

Reading a text and answering questions has been part of literacy instruction for ages. However, using text evidence to prove answers, whether literal or inferential, is a must-have skill for the 21st century.

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Summer of Strategies: Close Reading for Word Meaning

By: Jessica HathawayPosted 06/29/18
Summer of Strategies: Close Reading for Word Meaning

Close reading is part of a well-balanced curriculum in language arts and the content areas. Check out our blog for a close reading strategy that helps students determine word meaning from any text that they read!

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5 Must-Read Tips for Your Summer Learning

By: Sara JohnsonPosted 05/16/18
5 Must-Read Tips for Your Summer Learning

Summer is almost here, which means you’ll finally have some time to check a few books off your reading list! Summer is a great time to delve into professional books, learn new strategies and pick up new ideas that you can apply to the coming year. Here are 5 tips to help you with your summer book study!

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Our Littlest Learners Have Big Learning to Do!

By: Mary Jo Fresch, Ph.D.Posted 09/26/13
Our Littlest Learners Have Big Learning to Do!

Our youngest learners must develop the ability to hear the differences in the sounds of letters before they can ever read print. They must develop phonemic awareness. Here are some tips for helping children develop phonemic awareness, and making it fun!

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