Supporting the Literacy Needs of English Language Learners

Up until the past few years, I have had limited experiences working with English Language Learners (ELLs) in the classroom and no experience working with them as a reading interventionist.  As I began to work with ELLs to provide their reading intervention I  realized that their profile was different from what I typically saw with …

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The Basics of Shared Reading

Shared reading is a highly beneficial way to spend 10-15 minutes of your instructional time daily. Shared reading is a time in which the teacher and students read an enlarged text at the same time (choral reading).  Often the text is written on chart paper or projected by some means.  It is important that the …

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