Whenever I talk about Guided Math, I get A LOT of excellent follow-up questions. I am excited for this blog series and the opportunity to tackle some of the most frequently asked questions. We're starting with a question that, once ... Read More
Ever realize how May seems to sneak up on you? You spend months building a classroom community. Then, suddenly, it is time to wave goodbye and pack up the classroom! Students leave, and you're filled with such a mix of emotions. ... Read More
The importance of vocabulary cannot be overlooked in our work to create skilled readers. Vocabulary is one of the main strands of language comprehension in Scarborough’s Reading Rope. Why? Because as students decode the words on ... Read More
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Today we're talking about how to build background knowledge. I know that sometimes it can feel like it’s phonics, phonics, phonics when we’re talking about the Science of Reading. I get it. It is an area that has been lacking from many ... Read More
After my blog series about the Science of Reading, the number one question I received was "what are your favorite Science of Reading PD books?" I love this question because it means that teachers are invested in understanding how ... Read More
It would be nearly impossible to talk about the components of the Science of Reading without talking about decodable readers. With so many practices and resources to consider, it can get overwhelming to figure out how to incorporate ... Read More