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Linda Murphy

Literacy Trainer

What I like most about my role within the Center is…

I love working with teachers, thinking about effective practice together, and creating an instructional path of success for our students.

What I believe in

All students can learn, and it is our job to create the instructional path for them to achieve.

Previous work highlights

Principal of an intermediate school, Director of English Language Arts, Social Studies and Reading, District Trainer for Literacy Collaborative Intermediate, Reading Recovery Teacher Leader.

Favorite book

I have many favorites, and the list keeps growing!

Fun fact

I love to read! I also enjoy being in the mountains and on the beach.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, State University of New York Oswego
Master of Arts in Liberal Studies, Stony Brook State University
SDA in Educational Administration, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

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Featured Blog Posts

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

Accountability for Independent Reading In-Person or From a Distance

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.

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

Tips & Tools for Nonfiction Read Alouds

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

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

Extra! Extra! Repeated Reading Builds Fluency

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