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Accountability for Independent Reading In-Person or From a Distance

October 7, 2020 Genevieve Arcovio & Rhonda Precourt, Literacy for All 2020 Speakers

Whether we are teaching in person or from a distance, the following are suggestions that will allow you to partake in genuine meaningful conversations about books and learn more about your students as readers.

Video: Debra’s Story—What does literacy mean to me?

September 21, 2020 Next month we're hosting the 31st Annual Literacy for All Virtual Conference, October 25-27 (Live + OnDemand).

To celebrate we’re featuring stories from educators who are passionate about literacy. Thank you Debra for sharing your story!

Tags: Latest News

A New Kind of Virtual Coaching Cycle

September 17, 2020 Stephanie Affinito, Literacy Teacher Educator, Literacy Coach, Author, Department of Literacy Teaching and Learning, University of Albany, NY

While content coaching cycles can never replace classroom coaching cycles, they offer new opportunities to partner together around shared teacher learning and can be an important first step to deeper, more intense collaboration in the classroom, either in-person or virtually.

Getting to know you, getting to know all about you…

September 2, 2020 Cindy Downend & Wendy Vaulton

Getting to know every child as an individual requires intention, observation, and inquiry. The fundamentals of good assessment still apply.

Are You Ready to Listen?

August 31, 2020 Heather Rodman, Literacy Trainer

As literacy coaches, we want to build relationships, empower teachers, and foster collaborative learning environments. So why do we often end up listening to respond instead of listening to understand?

Coaching in Challenging Times

August 26, 2020 Cathy Toll, Lead Consultant, Partnering to Learn, Menasha, WI

Savvy coaches see every interaction as a chance to build trust and “grow” a partnership.

Tags: Coaching

Upcoming Professional Development

October 25-27, 2020

Literacy for All Annual Conference

Nationally renowned literacy and Reading Recovery conference for PreK-8 educators.

Live + On-Demand

Customized Literacy Professional Development

Customized workshops, trainings, and institutes for your school or district.

Learn with your colleagues!
November 2-December 23, 2020 (Fall Term II)

Linking Assessment to Teaching: Reading, Writing & Word Study

In this 8-week online graduate course, teachers develop skills in systematic observation and analysis of student reading, writing, and language behaviors in order to plan effective teaching to meet student needs.

On-Demand

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