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The Softer Side of School Improvement

July 28, 2020 Wendy Vaulton, Assistant Director of Research

Soft data is a powerhouse for improvement because it gives an authentic, real-time look at what educators and students understand and can do.

Remote Learning: Communicating with Parents & Caregivers

July 22, 2020 Cindy Downend, Assistant Director, Literacy Programs

Communicating clearly and concisely about the supports parents and caregivers can provide to children is key.

Tags: Teaching

Choose Wisely! Qualities and Dispositions of a Literacy Coach & Teacher Leader

July 16, 2020 Cindy Downend, Assistant Director, Literacy Programs

Identifying an educator to train as a literacy coach is among one of the most important decisions a building principal has to make.

Text Levels – Tool or Trouble?

July 9, 2020 Irene Fountas, Director

Highly effective teaching provides a range of opportunities with different texts for different purposes.

Tags: Teaching

Fostering Identity and Community Through Storytelling

July 8, 2020 Courtney Varner, Literacy Trainer

Storytelling is a powerful instructional tool in our classrooms. Storytelling acknowledges students for who they are and provides space for students to share their experiences in the world.

Get to Know Your Students in a Surprising Way

June 15, 2020 Author: Jillian Fountain

With an unpredictable start to the school year ahead, one thing’s for sure: you are preparing for all eventualities and thinking about what you will do to welcome your students.

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