5 Classroom Strategies for Early Reading Intervention
little girl sitting on pile of books

Today’s students and teachers are under increasing pressure to show early progress and success in reading. Not all of this can be attributed to a desire to increase standardized test scores, as some may fear; it also has to do with a concern that kids will be “left behind” if...

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Creative Alternatives to Book Reports
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Book reports are a valuable tool for assessing students’ understanding of independent reading, but writing report after report can become rote for students—and reading them can be equally tedious for educators. Fortunately, there are a plethora of alternative methods to accomplish the same goal. Take a look at these fun...

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Stop Wasting My Tax Dollars on Screens!
elementary school kids on laptops

Never before have students had such uninhibited access to technology in the classroom. However, when technology is underused or misused, it’s not only students who suffer, it’s taxpayers, too. When I choose technology for my classes, I make sure it’s intuitive, purposeful, and mobile. I want students to want to use the...

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