Ideas for hands on learning and reading fun during the summer.
Join the conversation and learn about some phonics lessons you may not know you need to teach.
Shannon and Mary share how to facilitate digital assignments in the reading classroom.
Shannon and Mary review the terms phoneme and grapheme.
Shannon and Mary discuss a professional article about phonics instruction.
Shannon and Mary talk about pre-reading skills and other school readiness skills that students need before going to Kindergarten.
Shannon and Mary define the term executive functioning in this micro episode.
Reading is thinking; Writing is sharing
A discussion about metacognition.
We were so excited to teach you all about vowels...we are just circling back to consonants now!
Do you need to #jointheconversation and refresh your understanding of phonological awareness?
We believe that learning to read is rigorous and teachers must continue to teach students where they are while developing the lofty learning goals.
Let's talk about what to do when you have a student who makes reversals.
Students often do their best to hide the fact that they struggle to read. Shannon and Mary discuss the behaviors you may see from students who are struggling.
Learn how to make your classroom more dyslexia-friendly.
Shannon and Mary share a multitude of ways to increase practice for your students as they learn sight words.
Shannon and Mary discuss the final pattern of the six syllable types: 'consonant+le'.
When students begin learning about vowel teams they have to demonstrate an understanding of sound symbol relationship where multiple vowel teams represent a single sound.
Ok, we have the basics of long and short vowels and consonants, but now, let's throw in the 'bossy r' and teach you to teach them to crack the code!
Join the conversation as Shannon and Mary discuss teaching long vowels and how to begin to break the code of learning phonics.
Join the conversation and learn all about the important reason that short vowels make their short sound.
A struggling reader has learning deficits; a child with a learning disability has gone through the process of identification and qualifies for special education services.
Two experienced reading specialists share practical assessment tools they use to measure their students' decoding skills
Two reading teachers discuss when they felt the magic of unlocking literacy with their students.
Two reading teachers discuss why they became teachers.
RIT= Ready for Instruction Today! MAP results tell us what students know already and what they still need to lear