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04/18/18

Making the Most of Our Read Aloud Across the Day: Reading, Writing, and Content Area, K-8

If you read aloud regularly to your students, you know: there is no time in the day quite like read aloud time. A good read aloud can bring a group together like nothing else, can provide a foundation of camaraderie, trust, and respect in a classroom.  (continue reading)
04/10/18

April is Poetry Month! Infusing Bits of Verse into Current Reading and Writing Units, K-8

Writing poetry provides children opportunities to take risks in their writing, to try the same techniques they admire in the poems they've read.  (continue reading)
03/28/18

Introducing TCRWP Office Hours: Live Online Conversations with Lucy Calkins

Introducing TCRWP Office Hours: Live Online Conversations with Lucy Calkins and her Teachers College Reading and Writing Project Colleagues  (continue reading)
03/27/18

Keep Nonfiction Reading Alive All Year Long, K-8

All students, those that gravitate toward nonfiction and those that don’t, need opportunities to engage with nonfiction not just during nonfiction reading units, but all year long.  (continue reading)
03/20/18

Fostering Lifelong Learning: Helping Kids Develop Inquiries and Independent Projects, 3-8

Engaging students in lines of inquiry and independent projects of their choosing is a way to teach into transferable skills and to give students practice with the kind of learning that is lifelong.  (continue reading)
03/12/18

Powerful Interventions for Kids Who are Stuck at a Reading Level, 3-8

In the upper grades, students don’t often move up reading levels as quickly as they do when they are younger. But that said, it’s still important to take note when a student has been in the same level for what seems like too long.  (continue reading)
03/06/18

What's Most Important In Helping Students Prepare for Tests, 3-8

At this week’s TCRWP Twitter chat, Janet Steinberg, Research and Data Manager for the TCRWP, and staff developer Rhea Royster will lead a chat on what is most important in helping students in grades 3-8 prepare for tests.  (continue reading)
02/27/18

Supporting Students with Learning Disabilities in Reading and Writing Workshops

If you work with students with learning disabilities, do not miss this week’s TCRWP Twitter chat. Colleen Cruz— a powerhouse of information on working with youngsters who need extra support to learn best— will facilitate that chat.  (continue reading)
02/20/18

Tap the Power: Tips for Maximizing the Reading and Writing Progressions in Your Teaching, 3-6

Because learning progressions are progressive and precise, they are an invaluable tool for teaching and for assessment.  (continue reading)
01/29/18

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)

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