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DIY Literacy: Kid Friendly Language

DIY Literacy: Teaching Tools for Differentiation, Rigor, and Independence is the new book from Kate Roberts and Maggie Beattie Roberts, and it's out now.

When you're building a teaching tool for students, you need to use accessible language. Otherwise you'll lose the attention of your kids. In this video, Kate and Maggie offer advice on kid friendly language.


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DIY Literacy: Teaching Tools for Differentiation, Rigor, and Independence is out now. Click here to learn more.

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Kate Roberts (left) and Maggie Beattie Roberts (right) believe that all kids can become insightful academic thinkers when we help them tap into their own engagement with reading and writing. Both taught literacy for many years in urban schools before becoming staff developers at the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project. Kate is the coauthor of the best-selling Falling in Love With Close Reading and together Kate and Maggie write the popular blog indent.

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Topics: Video, Classroom Tools, DIY Literacy, elementary, Individualized reading instruction, Kate Roberts, Literacy, Maggie Beattie Roberts, Middle School

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