Posts by: AmyKaiser

Connecting Ellis Island and Immigration to Historical Fiction in the Upper Elementary Classroom

Connecting Ellis Island and Immigration to Historical Fiction in the Upper Elementary Classroom

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post by Jackie Epler, 2018-2019 Associate of The Educator Collaborative Connecting Ellis Island and Immigration to Historical Fiction in the Upper Elementary Classroom As educators, we all have our favorite ... Read more
Making Predictions Beyond Books: Students Expect What They Experience

Making Predictions Beyond Books: Students Expect What They Experience

Literacy Coaching
post by Mark Overmeyer, 2018-2019 Associate of The Educator Collaborative Making Predictions Beyond Books: Students Expect What They Experience A very common reading strategy asks students to make predictions about ... Read more
Don’t Hang Art on the Walls Until the Furniture is in Place: Using Teaching Tools to Build the Frames of Our Unit

Don’t Hang Art on the Walls Until the Furniture is in Place: Using Teaching Tools to Build the Frames of Our Unit

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by Kate Roberts, The Educator Collaborative Network Member Register to watch Kate Roberts and Kristi Mraz’s 2018-2019 Study Series Session, “Making Reading Conferring Work,” on-demand through June 30, 2019.   ... Read more
Nurturing Middle Grade Students’ Reading Lives

Nurturing Middle Grade Students’ Reading Lives

Reading Instruction
by Carla España, The Educator Collaborative Fellow Register to watch Carla España and Shawna Coppola’s 2018-2019 Study Series Session, “Teach Writing with Energy, Intention and Joy,” on-demand through June 30, ... Read more
Kids Take the Lead: Flipping Small Group Work, Putting Students’ Learning Front and Center

Kids Take the Lead: Flipping Small Group Work, Putting Students’ Learning Front and Center

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by Peter Gangi, Literacy Coach and guest contributor, with Maggie Beattie Roberts, The Educator Collaborative Network Member Register to watch Maggie Beattie Roberts and guest young adult author, Karuna Riazi,’s 2018-2019 ... Read more
Three Ways to Manage Your High School Writing Workshop More Efficiently

Three Ways to Manage Your High School Writing Workshop More Efficiently

Makers and Spaces
post by Heather Rocco, The Educator Collaborative Network Member Register to watch Chantal François and Heather Rocco’s 2018-2019 Study Series Session, “Go Farther With Independent Reading,” live on February 6 ... Read more
Writing Help: But, What If They Copy Their Mentor Texts?

Writing Help: But, What If They Copy Their Mentor Texts?

Writing Instruction
by Shawna Coppola, The Educator Collaborative Fellow Register to watch Shawna Coppola and Carla España’s 2018-2019 Study Series Session, “Teach Writing with Energy, Intention and Joy,” on-demand through June 30, ... Read more