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Three Reasons Why a Writer’s Notebook is an Important Tool for Writers

October 16, 2023 Linda Murphy, Associate Director of Literacy Programs

Encouraging your students to keep a writer’s notebook can nourish their informational and literary writing all year.

Tags: Teaching

Inviting Writers Into the Process: Three Strategies for Increasing Access 

October 13, 2023 Melanie Meehan, Author & Elementary Writing Coordinator

Author & Elementary Writing Coordinator Melanie Meehan explains how she makes the writing process more accessible to students who are struggling.

Tags: Teaching

Trusting Emergent Readers

October 10, 2023 Hannah Schneewind & Jennifer Scoggin, Literacy Consultants

Literacy consultants Hannah Schneewind & Jennifer Scoggin discuss the importance of developing students’ reading identities.

Tags: Teaching

Restorative Reading for Educators

October 6, 2023 Stephanie Affinito, Author & Educator, University at Albany, NY

Enhance the reading experience to soothe the body, spark the mind, and connect readers together.

Calling All Coaches: Consider Small Language Moves for a Big Impact  

September 22, 2023 Irene Fountas, Director

If you are a coach, teacher leader, principal or other administrator, you may not fully realize how your language impacts each educator in your school community.

Tags: Coaching

Getting to Know Your Readers

September 12, 2023 Nikki Drury, Literacy Trainer

Observational assessment, in the form of a benchmark reading conference, is a good way to begin the journey of teaching literacy in the new school year.

Tags: Teaching

Upcoming Professional Development

Leveled Literacy Intervention National Tutoring Scale-Up Model

Support readers and writers to make literacy progress in 12–18 weeks.

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May 6, 2024

Kids, Books, and Anti-Racism Series: Vivian Vasquez

Join us for the third event in our 2024 Kids, Books, and Anti-Racism series!

9:00-11:30am & 1:00-3:30pm (EST)
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March 18 – May 12, 2024 (Spring Term II)

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