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11/08/22

Four Steps to Using Mentor Texts to Teach Writing

When you use mentor texts in your teaching, you have at your fingertips concrete examples of craft techniques and conventions to refer to during your mini-lessons, small group lessons and writing conferences.  (continue reading)
11/02/22

Super Powers: A Favorite Unit Gets an Update

The updated unit places kindergartners in a superhero-themed learning environment that makes them heroes-in-training.  (continue reading)
07/29/22

3 Reasons to Love Independent Reading

For anyone looking for high-quality reading instructional methods, it’s easy to fall in love with independent reading time.  (continue reading)
06/28/22

Promoting Reading Joy at School

Donalyn Miller writes about what inspired The Joy of Reading and led she and Teri Lesesne on a seven-year long journey to study readers and what makes reading joyful for them (and what doesn’t).  (continue reading)
06/14/22

How to Find Books for Your Students… and You!

Donalyn Miller and Teri Lesesne share answers to their most frequently asked questions ... in a downloadable PDF.  (continue reading)
05/03/22

The Joy of Reading - The Audiobook!

Heinemann is pleased to announce the latest addition to our growing line of audiobooks, The Joy of Reading by Donalyn Miller and Teri Lesesne.  (continue reading)
04/21/22

Podcast: Harnessing the Joy of Reading with Donalyn Miller

What reading experiences have inspired you, helped you to see your own life more clearly, or connected you with others? Today we’re joined by Donalyn Miller to tell us more.  (continue reading)
04/05/22

Why a Broad View of Reading Growth is Exactly What Teachers and Students Need Right Now

What constitutes reading growth needs to include aspects of reading such as engagement, motivation and self-efficacy. Because it all counts.  (continue reading)
02/08/22

PD Spotlight: Teaching Readers

It's the Tuesday morning literacy block and students are settled into their texts. A glance around the room provides a sense of relief that things are going well...  (continue reading)
02/01/22

Why Independent Reading is Exactly What Students Need Right Now

As you make plans for future instruction, build in time for independent reading first. Learn why from the authors of Trusting Readers.  (continue reading)

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