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Vanquish the Time Vampires: Bell Ringers and Do Nows

Vanquish the Time Vampires: Bell Ringers and Do Nows

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“Beware! Like all vampires, this one feeds on your life force. Not blood. Time.” – Christopher Lehman Share this: ... Read more
Tips for Reading Aloud with Middle Schoolers

Tips for Reading Aloud with Middle Schoolers

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“adolescents are awesome and also hardly focused on us at all. Ha. So, make lots of time to engage students in thinking…” – Christopher Lehman ... Read more
Goals and Goal-Shielding: On Success and Failure

Goals and Goal-Shielding: On Success and Failure

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“So, what’s a reading teacher to do? I think the best course is to focus on one thing at a time.” – Jen Serravallo ... Read more
Deepening Inquiry With Young Learners

Deepening Inquiry With Young Learners

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Through deeper inquiry and facilitating connections to possible contributions and community engagement, our youngest learners flourish! – Dr. Lindsey Moses Share this: ... Read more
Nurturing a Culture of Celebration

Nurturing a Culture of Celebration

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Noticing, naming and celebrating all the writing techniques our students are using… creates a culture of celebration. – Lisa Eikholdt Share this: ... Read more
Your Next Lesson: The “Right Book” is The Book They’ll Read

Your Next Lesson: The “Right Book” is The Book They’ll Read

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What if we allowed students to bring books to our English class that they love (or at least want to read)? – Heather Rocco ... Read more
Your Next Lesson: “Could you slow down a little?”

Your Next Lesson: “Could you slow down a little?”

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By Christine Hertz (@christine_hertz) Share this: ... Read more
Your Next Lesson: Nonfiction Doesn’t Need to Stink

Your Next Lesson: Nonfiction Doesn’t Need to Stink

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Nonfiction is, by its nature, loud. It is about galaxies forming, bugs crawling, rain falling, and jets racing. – Christopher Lehman Share this: ... Read more
Your Next Lesson – It’s all about the Hashtag: What’s TRENDING in the TEXT?   

Your Next Lesson – It’s all about the Hashtag: What’s TRENDING in the TEXT?   

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My reluctant readers were suddenly not so reluctant. – Norah Olig Share this: ... Read more