The Engaging Classroom

    • Putting Books to Work

    Putting Books to Work: El Deafo

    El Deafo is a graphic novel with heart. Aimee Rogers breaks down classroom activities to use with the book.
    • Quiet! Teacher in Progress

    Bust the Long Winter Slog

    The March slog to spring is on.
    • In Other Words

    The Playbook for Shifting Classroom Culture

    Classroom culture can change through teacher cheerleaders.
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    Journals Need Digital Integration to Stay Relevant

    Academic journals are still useful for practitioners, but to keep younger educators engaged, authors and publishers must embrace the digital age.
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    Learning With a Literacy Coach

    In the classroom, teachers find coaching leads to collaboration.
    • Putting Books to Work

    Putting Books to Work: I'm My Own Dog

    I'm My Own Dog in the classroom can spotlight cooperation and irony.
    • In Other Words

    Building Trust for Coaching in the Classroom

    Even when teachers are eager to work with a literacy coach, they can still be trepidatious. It's important to build trust.
    • Quiet! Teacher in Progress

    Coaching Balance in the Classroom

    Teachers are juggling so many strategies and theories, wouldn't you rather have a partner?
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    Literacy Coaching as Hands-On PD

    Getting out of sit-down sessions and into the classroom furthers literacy coaching.

    • Teaching Tips

    Helping Young Readers Find the Perfect Book

    Knowing your students and a lot of literature can lead to the perfect "book fit."
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    Love Stories Ignite a Romance With Reading

    Want students to have a love of reading? Introduce them to romance.

    I heard once, “If you want to see a student close read, watch them read a love note.”

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    Shape Literacy Coaching Through an Asset Lens

    In the first of a series of posts, a team of educators share the collective experience of literacy coaching.
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