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Lauren Audet

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Jennifer Serravallo on the Connections Between Reading and Writing Goals

Here, Jen has created a handy downloadable chart to illustrate the connections between goals in The Reading Strategies Book and The Writing Strategies Book.  (continue reading)
Lauren Audet Feb 12, 2018 7:52:12 PM

Are Your Students Excited About Nonfiction Revision? Because They Could Be...

I have a confession: I love to cut. Almost nothing pleases me more than to read through a manuscript and find entire chapters that can be placed under the guillotine  (continue reading)
Lauren Audet Feb 9, 2018 6:50:00 AM

Is Community Building The New Behavior Management?

How do we help children work through dysregulated moments? What strategies can we use to support children in these instances?  (continue reading)
Lauren Audet Feb 7, 2018 10:27:00 AM

Heinemann Fellow Ian Fleischer on Using Visual Tools in High School Mathematics

it’s a sad but common belief among teachers and students that math manipulatives are a crutch to be outgrown and an intervention to be used only when necessary.  (continue reading)
Lauren Audet Feb 4, 2018 3:19:09 PM

Write About History in Writing Workshop and Across the Day, 3-8

As students move up the grades and further in their history educations, they will be expected to write about it in increasingly sophisticated ways.  (continue reading)
Lauren Audet Jan 29, 2018 12:20:13 AM

Supporting Oral Language Development in Writing Workshop, 1-4

Because of the myriad ways writing workshop and oral language development are linked, it’s hard to tell where one ends and the other begins.  (continue reading)
Lauren Audet Jan 15, 2018 11:47:14 AM

Why Silence is Oppressive: An Educator's Responsibility to Act

Sadness grew to rage as I looked at the children in my family who live in Arizona and wondered, whose histories will they learn?  (continue reading)
Lauren Audet Jan 11, 2018 4:32:51 PM

Lifting the Level of Your Character Work in Reading and Writing About Reading

Readers who read strictly for plot nearly always remain stuck in literal interpretations of text, and typically struggle with more complex reading skills.  (continue reading)
Lauren Audet Jan 8, 2018 5:50:47 PM

Helping Kids Dig Deep & Fly High in Graphic Novels, 2-8

Think of the possibilities as graphic novels provide readers who might not be able to tackle higher-levels of text an inroad for high-level thinking work.  (continue reading)
Lauren Audet Dec 13, 2017 12:48:13 AM

Heinemann Fellow Ian Fleischer on Giving Visual Math Tools a Chance to Empower Students

But what really mattered was watching how these math visuals worked in my own classroom with my own students. So, don’t take my word for it . . .  (continue reading)
Lauren Audet Dec 7, 2017 6:19:41 AM

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