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The Simply Skilled Teaching Members Club for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Grade Teachers gives teachers ALL the lesson plans and resources they will utilize throughout the year to help their students master the skills and strategies that they need within their guided reading instruction and during whole group grammar lessons.

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Lesson planning doesn’t have to be such a drag. Use your Perfect Planbook to create stylish digital lesson plans with ease. All it takes is a couple of clicks to customize your perfect plan, cut down on planning time, and bring your personal style to the classroom.

Guided Math
that Works

An Online Professional Development Workshop for teachers in grades 1 – 5
(Cozy pajamas optional… but highly recommended.) Your step-by-step blueprint for implementing guided math in your classroom — without the headache!
Learn a groundbreaking method that will transform your teaching and help your students achieve math mastery.

Guided Reading
that Works

Guided Reading that Works is an Online Professional Development Workshop for K - 5th grade teachers that will take you from feel confused, overwhelmed, and stressed about your guided reading instruction to feeling energized, well-planned, and refreshingly calm each and every day. 

Teaching
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Professional development videos to help teachers improve their craft by learning tips and strategies for rigorous and streamlined small group instruction and how to engage their learners with activities that are fun and exciting, yet meet the state standards.

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I get so excited when I send out my QUICK, EASY-READ newsletters that offer my followers FREEBIES {only for you}, Giveaways, Coupon Codes, AWESOME content about best practices for the classroom and newly created resources! If you haven't already, you can join today and get your first freebie!

 
 
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My Name is Anna

Anna DiGilio was a classroom teacher for the 23 years! She worked as a second grade teacher in a suburban neighborhood in New York and loved every moment of it. Her passion for creating engaging and exciting lessons and guided reading books for her own students to help them grow as readers and mathematicians runs deep in her veins. She loves sharing her love of education and the curriculum resources she develops with teachers around the world through her online shops and blog. She is extremely passionate about helping teachers learn best practices in small group instruction through her online professional development courses Guided Math that Works and Guided Reading that Works. Anna believes strongly that small group reading and math instruction be the forefront of every teacher’s classroom to ensure that each and every child’s needs are being met in every classroom throughout the world.

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What is Guided Reading That Works?

It’s been a long time coming, but I’m thrilled to finally write this post to introduce Guided Reading That Works! I love my community of 20,000+ elementary school teachers, and I recently polled them to ask about what they experience as they run their Guided Reading groups. These educators shared openly with me about their […]

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Increase Reading Fluency – 7 Sensational Tips

Fluency–the ability to read accurately, at an appropriate pace, and with appropriate phrasing and expression–is a skill that develops over time and with repeated practice. If you’re a teacher in the primary grades, you know the importance of helping increase reading fluency in your students. Think of yourself as a gardener and your classroom as […]

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How to Teach Guided Reading

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5 Ways a Running Record Can Inform Your Guided Reading Instruction

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