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04/07/21

Towards a Practice of Freedom: Previewing this Year’s Institute for Racial Equity in Literacy

When we, Dr. Sonja Cherry-Paul and Tricia Ebarvia, began imagining what IREL could be, we knew we wanted a space where teachers could take the necessary time to reflect deeply on their practices and work for transformative change in their classrooms, schools, and communities.  (continue reading)
01/28/21

On the Podcast: Jennifer Serravallo and Marilyn Burns on the Connection Between Reading and Math

On this episode of the Heinemann Podcast, we're bringing together authors Jennifer Serravallo and Marilyn Burns as they explore the intersections between literacy and math in the K-5 classroom.  (continue reading)
10/29/20

On the Podcast: Demystifying the Writing Process with Kelly Boswell

What do we do when students are reluctant to write? The most important thing to remember is that it's the conditions, not the kids.   (continue reading)
09/17/20

Engage Your Students in Language Play

Playful exploration with language can support students’ learning in three main ways.  (continue reading)
01/16/20

On the Podcast: Getting to Know The Literacy Continuum with Irene Fountas and Gay Su Pinnell

Irene and Gay share their story of The Literacy Continuum and how it evolved into the indispensable tool educators know and use today.   (continue reading)
12/10/19

PLC Series: Inquiry as a Process for Educators AND Students

To understand how to authentically bring the cycle of inquiry to your students, we need to reflect upon how this process looks in our adult lives.  (continue reading)
12/05/19

Multi-Day Institutes: Making the Case to Attend

Time spent with colleagues in professional development away from school provides numerous benefits. But often, two huge barriers exist: finding funding and making the solid case to attend, telling the story of this kind of experience.  (continue reading)
11/19/19

What is Complete Comprehension? Part III: Teach

Here, you’ll find Jen's answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about the teaching phase of Complete Comprehension.  (continue reading)
11/06/19

What is Complete Comprehension? Part II: Evaluate

Here, you’ll find Jennifer Serravallo's answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about the evaluation phase of Complete Comprehension.  (continue reading)
05/01/19

It's All About the Series: Staying Up to Date on New Series Books to Appeal to ALL Readers

There is a power to series books, and they should have a prominent space in our bookrooms and classroom libraries. Here are a bunch of new ways to hook those series readers in your classroom!  (continue reading)

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