The Engaging Classroom

    • Teaching Tips

    Choice During Instructional Independent Reading: What's a Teacher to Do?

    Draw out connections through content literacy.
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    Content Literacy Takes Its Place—Front and Center

    Draw out connections through content literacy.
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    Literacy Strong All Year Long: Motivating K–2 Students to Read

    Keep up with regular workouts if you want your students “literacy strong.”
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    Vocabulary Is Comprehension

    Closing the vocabulary gap could foster a love of reading.
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    Reading and Language Arts Tools for Child Victims

    Children who have faced trauma have a special set of needs in the classroom.
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    Diverse Books Means Literature for All

    Diversity in literature includes every facet of life.
    • Quiet! Teacher in Progress

    Quiet! Teacher in Progress: The Quest for Zen

    Teaching is all about the small steps in a long journey. Ah, the Zen of education.
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    Unlocking the Potential of Primary Sources

    Use images as an introduction to primary sources.
    • In Other Words

    Workshops Work for the Common Core

    Taking a workshop model to Common Core training.
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    Deterring Shame in Reading Instruction

    Teachers can help students build reading confidence.
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    Speaking Their Language: Hashtags

    Use hashtags to sneak in theme lessons.
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    How to Anchor Writing in the Summer

    Educators at Hollin Meadows engage good writing over summer break.
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