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Aligning Reading and Writing Instruction in Kindergarten to Grade 2

K-2 teachers are tasked with teaching children the foundational skills that enable them to flourish as readers and writers. The developmental range, as we all well know, is wide, so the need to...Continue reading

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Incorporating Language Learning Across the School Day

Reading is based in language, so it may not be surprising that kindergarteners with strong oral language ability tend to develop reading skills more readily and are more accomplished readers in...Continue reading

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Stepping Up Shared Reading: Engaging Classroom Learning that Integrates All Aspects of Literacy

Girl reading a book

The energy and rhythm of a primary classroom are indescribable. Throughout the day, teachers strategically orchestrate active learning experiences that build the minds, bodies, and...Continue reading