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Assessment as the Gateway to Responsive Literacy Teaching

December 21, 2021 Irene Fountas, Director

Responsive teaching always begins with the effective assessment of each learner’s unique profile.

Lead for Literacy: Your Moment is Now

December 10, 2021 Irene Fountas, Center Director

A sneak peek into Irene Fountas & Gay Su Pinnell’s new professional book, Leading for Literacy; What Every School Leader Needs to Know.

Spring 2022: Online Graduate Courses

November 5, 2021 Spring 2021 Online Graduate Courses

Take your career to the next level, whether you are working in a remote setting or socially-distanced classroom!

Tags: Latest News

Accountability for Independent Reading In-Person or From a Distance

October 8, 2021 Genevieve Arcovio & Rhonda Precourt, Literacy for All 2021 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.

Tips & Tools for Nonfiction Read Alouds

September 29, 2021 Melissa Stewart, Literacy for All Conference 2021 Speaker

When it comes to nonfiction read alouds, there’s no rule that says you have to read every single word!

Tags: Teaching

Extra! Extra! Repeated Reading Builds Fluency

September 22, 2021 Mark Weakland, Literacy for All 2021 Speaker

Repeated Reading is the specific (and thus capitalized) routine pioneered by researcher Jay Samuels.

Upcoming Professional Development

March 7-9 & April 12-13, 2022

Literacy Leadership Team Institute

In this 5-day institute, work with your colleagues to become an effective leadership team in your school.

9:00-11:30am & 1:00-3:30pm (EST)
On-Campus or Virtual
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Kids, Books & Anti-Racism Series 2022

This series is designed to deepen your understanding of how to cultivate anti-bias and anti-racist practices in classrooms and schools.

Register for the complete series or individual events!
March 18, 2022

Kids, Books & Anti-Racism Series: Chris Hass

Join us for the first event in our Kids, Books, and Anti-Racism series.

9:00-11:30am & 12:45-3:00pm (EST)
Register for this individual workshop or all of the series!

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