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Explore the Online Resources for A Teacher's Guide to Reading Conferences!

In the online resources for A Teacher's Guide to Reading Conferences, you will find a variety of note-taking forms and other documents that will help you get started implementing—or refining—reading conferences right away in your classroom.  (continue reading)
Steph George Feb 15, 2019 11:12:13 AM

Jennifer Serravallo Shares Her Latest Thinking on Conferring

I still believe that conferring is where the magic happens—it’s the heartbeat of the literacy block. It’s an essential time for teachers to meet with students, tailor instruction to their individual goals, provide them with meaningful feedback, and grow relationships.  (continue reading)
Steph George Feb 8, 2019 7:32:00 AM

On the Podcast: A Teacher's Guide to Reading Conferences with Jennifer Serravallo

Today on the Heinemann podcast Jennifer Serravallo introduces A Teacher’s Guide to Reading Conferences, which is part of Heinemann’s Classroom Essentials series. Jen says that while conferring with readers might seem intimidating or out of reach, it is attainable -and necessary- in every classroom.  (continue reading)
Steph George Jan 31, 2019 4:00:00 AM

Making Conferring Manageable

When you confer, you tailor your instruction to each student’s strengths and needs. But you do so much more than that. Conferring is where the magic happens. It’s the heartbeat of the literacy block.  (continue reading)
Steph George Jan 22, 2019 4:26:52 PM

Now Available: Index Resources for the Reading and Writing Strategy Books

The Reading Strategies Book and the Writing Strategies Book now come with free online indexes to help you quickly locate strategies to use in your classroom!  (continue reading)
Steph George Jan 15, 2019 1:07:13 PM

Using a Strategy Group to Support Writers

One of the hardest things about writing is—getting started! For many of our students, drawing and talking about their drawings is just what they need to cross the barrier from a blank page to page filled with their words.  (continue reading)
HeinemannPD Nov 13, 2018 12:01:00 AM

Complete Comprehension FAQs

Complete Comprehension is coming soon! Jennifer Serravallo has announced her forthcoming curricular resource, and Heinemann is honored to bring it to teachers and schools in 2019.  (continue reading)
Steph George Nov 5, 2018 8:00:00 PM

Understanding Text Characteristics

Developing an understanding of text characteristics offers you a crucial context for understanding what to expect from readers. To determine whether students 'get it,' we have to know what 'it' is.  (continue reading)
Steph George Nov 2, 2018 6:50:00 AM

What's at Stake with Comprehension

Understanding as you're reading helps you to engage with the text, read accurately, read with fluency, understand what the author is saying, and think beyond the text. In essence, comprehension is everything.  (continue reading)
Steph George Oct 19, 2018 7:02:00 AM

Understanding Texts & Readers Podcast with Jennifer Serravallo

Today on the Heinemann Podcast, we’re making sense of comprehension. In Understanding Texts & Readers New York Times Best-Selling author author Jennifer Serravallo narrows the distance between assessment and instruction.  (continue reading)
Steph George Sep 18, 2018 4:00:00 AM

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