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Teaching Tip: New challenges provoke new understandings

Recently, a group of teachers met with me to review some new stories at levels...

Pioneer Valley Books launches new website

Pioneer Valley Books is excited to announce the launch of our new website. We've been...

Jack and Daisy now have their own books

Irresistible small dogs Jack and Daisy now have their own books! Jack is adorably timid...

Teaching Tip: Using teaching prompts to break bad reading habits

Recently, a teacher asked me about a third grader she is working with who makes...

Teaching Tips: Using Analytic Phonics

Do parents or administrators ever ask you if you teach phonics? If you are like...

Teaching Tip: Character-driven stories keep children motivated

You have probably noticed that your students enjoy reading stories about characters that they are...

New Bella and Rosie Readers' Theatre Books

We have exciting news for Bella and Rosie fans! Our newest collection features "the girls"...

Teaching Tips: Looking at print in the new school year

As the school year begins, teachers may be working with children who know very little...

Teaching Tip: Aiming for fluency

A popular literacy assessment suggests that fluency is about speed of reading. Marie Clay (Literacy...

Magnetic letters launch readers into new words

At this time of the school year, many beginning readers are reading books that have...