"Virtual learning can simulate many traditionally in-person learning experiences, but it cannot replace the feel of a book in your child's hands or the sensation of writing on paper."
"In order to help students achieve successful processing, we must ask ourselves an important question, are we doing the necessary analysis and planning with the development of self-extending systems in mind from week to week, day to day, and moment to moment during our students' programs?"
“It is important now, more than ever, to be intentional with every moment of our instructional time whether it is in person, virtual, or a combination of the two. Please join us as we think deeply about teaching for independence from our earliest interactions with our students.”
We are happy to announce that we will be speaking at the 31st Annual PreK-8 Literacy For All Conference which takes place from October 25-27!
"Within the complex view of reading, decoding and processing text for understanding are taught simultaneously because authentic text does not exist without meaning, structure and visual information. "
"Research is clear that when students spend time in school reading self-selected books with a teacher who is working hard providing direct and individualized instruction, results are impressive. So, in essence, IR is the perfect use of instructional time!"
Written by Gen & Rhonda Donalyn Miller, author of The Book Whisperer and Reading in the Wild, inspired over 1,600 attendees at the 2018 Literacy For All Conference as the keynote speaker on October 29, 2018. She is an award-winning teacher, author, and staff development leader who has years of teaching experience in fourth through sixth grade language …
"You are more than a script or a product or a program: you are an educated, observant, thoughtful individual who is qualified to decide what is best for your students."
"If students' comprehension can be influenced by daily fluency teaching in just minutes a day, what are we waiting for?"
"Come to terms with the fact that you will not be able to change someone else's personality. Whoever they are, they are a product of their unique set of lifetime experiences. Trying to change the personalities of the people around you will be stressful-don't do it! Instead, seek to understand what makes those around you tick and change how you respond to those personalities."