My son is finishing up his first year in public school. We started the year in Illinois with an incredible kindergarten teacher that ensured all the students had a fun and safe transition into their school career, all while navigating remote learning. Then, in the middle of the year, we moved to New Mexico whereContinue reading “Tackling Long Words Part-by-Part”
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Is guided reading working??
Alright friends, you may want to sit down for this one… Ready?? I think we need to take a break from guided reading…. I know, I know…huge, unpopular opinion. And now if you’ve worked with me in the past, you know what a huge believer I’ve been in guided reading. However, over the past fewContinue reading “Is guided reading working??”
Has leveling gone too far?
I recently came across this article from the School Library Journal and to hear Fountas and Pinnell themselves confirm some of the thoughts I’ve had about leveling recently, was reaffirming to me. If any of you know me in real life, you know how big a proponent I am of Fountas and Pinnell and theirContinue reading “Has leveling gone too far?”