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4 Easy Tips for Efficient, Effective Interactive Writing Lessons

February 1, 2023 Gen Arcovio, Literacy Trainer

Interactive writing is an engaging way to build children’s understandings of sounds, letters, words and how they all work together to create a meaningful message. What are some ways you have made your interactive writing lessons effective and efficient?

Tags: Teaching

Developing Justice-Oriented Readers

December 21, 2022 Allison Briceño, Associate Professor & Author

Kids, Books & Anti-Racism Series featured speaker Allison Briceño breaks down ways teachers can use justice questions to develop justice-oriented readers.

Spring 2023: Online Graduate Courses

December 15, 2022 Spring 2023 Online Graduate Courses

By enrolling in an online graduate course, you have the flexibility to learn at your own pace!

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Teaching Phonemic Awareness Through Interactive Writing in Ten Minutes a Day

December 5, 2022 Cindy Downend, Associate Director of Literacy Programs

Include 10 minutes a day of interactive writing in the kindergarten and first grade curriculum and notice gains in children’s phonemic awareness.

Tags: Teaching

Creating Effective Anchor Charts in Your Minilessons 

November 14, 2022 Nikki Drury, Literacy Trainer

Anchor charts have many benefits for learners of all ages. Here are three characteristics about creating effective anchor charts that will support your students in developing a strong sense of ownership in their learning.

Tags: Teaching

Developing Empathetic Thinking

October 9, 2022 Gravity Goldberg, Author & Consultant

Author and consultant Gravity Goldberg shares four ways you can work on developing your own empathetic thinking and also support this in students.

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