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Teaching Tip: Making Words activity

I am convinced that the best time to teach phonics is during a guided reading...

Teaching Tip: Taking Words Apart While Reading

We can teach phonics and word solving using magnetic letters, writing, or even worksheets, but...

Monitoring and searching using visual information

I just started working with a first grade group that has been receiving phonics-based intervention....

Nonfiction Text Features in Guided Reading

When introducing a new book during guided reading, it is important to prepare students for...

Teaching Tip: Using Nonfiction Text for Guided Reading

How often do you select nonfiction books for guided reading? One study found that, on...

Teaching Tip: Good book introductions in Guided Reading

A good book introduction is critical to a successful guided reading lesson. The introduction serves...

Teaching Tip: Yes, you should teach handwriting!

Most teachers agree, handwriting is important – but lots of things are important and it...

Teaching Tip: Selecting the right books for beginning readers

Soon the fall catalogs will be rolling in and you may be thinking about what...

Teaching Tip: Use a Personal Word Wall During Guided Writing

Use a Personal Word Wall During Guided Writing It’s not unusual for students to correctly...

Award-winning iPad application aimed at helping kids learn to read

Who Can Read? six leveled reading apps for iPad were honored by a Boston BookBuilder's...

Award-winning iPad application aimed at helping kids learn to read

Who Can Read? six leveled reading apps for iPad were honored by a Boston BookBuilder's...

Award-winning iPad application aimed at helping kids learn to read

Who Can Read? six leveled reading apps for iPad were honored by a Boston BookBuilder's...