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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...

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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...

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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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When to Do Running Records and How to Find the Time

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3 Ways a Running Record Informs Guided Reading Instruction

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5 Great Tips for Analyzing MSV Cues in Running Records

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7 Important Things You Can Learn From Running Records

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What is Guided Math that Works?

Hey there friends… This post has been a YEAR in the making!  I am SO EXCITED to share this with all of you! I have received hundreds of e-mails, Facebook messages, and DM’s on Instagram asking me if I am able to travel to schools around the country...

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How I Failed my Students – And What I did About It!

I’m about to get real with all of you… real and raw… You ready? I hope so… because I feel SUPER uncomfortable sharing this story with all of you. BUT… I am 100% sure of my WHY… My WHY for sharing this with you. My WHY is because...

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St. Patrick’s Day Fun in the Classroom

Hey Peeps…. I hope this post finds you well!  One of my favorite days to celebrate in my classroom over the years has been St. Patrick’s Day. I am 50% Irish and 50% Italian!  My mom is Irish and my dad was Italian.  My dad was a HOOT! ...

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25 Days of Holiday Giving Event

Hey there Peeps…. I am so excited you want to join in on my 25 Days of Holiday Giving. CLICK THE IMAGE BELOW to join in on the fun. You’ll need the password to download your freebies.     If you DON’T HAVE A PASSWORD, CLICK HERE to...

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The Simply Skilled Scoop!

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!