In this blog post, instructional coach Nita Creekmore shares one of her favorite books to read aloud in the first days of school and writes about the power of interactive read-aloud to build both literacy and community.
5 Kinds of Nonfiction
Enriching Reading and Writing Instruction with Children's Books
Writing with the practical teacher in mind, author Sara Kugler offers plenty of inspiration and ideas to get you started—whether you’re new to book clubs, you’re developing your confidence around them, or you’re ready to refine your responsiveness within this familiar practice.
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Six Ways to Use Elkonin Boxes Across Your Literacy Block
In this blog post, Susan Vincent, coauthor of Intentional From the Start, shares six practical ways to integrate Elkonin sound boxes into literacy instruction with early readers.
Choice and Challenge in Any Setting for Joyful, Engaged Learning
In this webinar, Katie Egan Cunningham shares instructional strategies from her book Start with Joy: Designing Literacy Learning for Student Happiness focused on the pillars of choice and challenge as drivers of joyful learning.
Behind the Scenes of Why Do I Have to Read This?
In this podcast, Cris Tovani teams up with her instructional coach/editor/friend Samantha Bennett for an engaging, often funny, always insightful discussion of their long relationship and the stories behind her new book, Why Do I Have to Read This? Literacy Strategies to Engage Our Most Reluctant Students.