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Student-Centered Literacy

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Ira Stillwell February 16, 2022

Inclusivity Starts with You: Helping Your Teachers Reach Students with Disabilities

District leaders ensure classroom and school cultures are inclusive, responsive, and supportive spaces for students with disabilities....
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Caitlin MacLeod-Bluver March 10, 2020

3 Tenets of Culturally Responsive Secondary Literacy Instruction

Learn 3 ways secondary teachers can take a culturally responsive approach to literacy instruction....
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Sarah Bayer October 22, 2019

Infusing Student-Centered Literacy Practices into an Established Curriculum

Student-centered literacy practices in the classroom are easier than you think with these strategies you can implement today....
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Christine Scoppa October 15, 2019

Empowering Students to Take Ownership of Their Reading Comprehension

Implement student ownership of their reading comprehension with these effective reading program strategies. ...
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Aimee Tolleson October 8, 2019

Scaffolding Academic Discussions for English Language Learners

Reading and writing can be daunting for English learners, but scaffolding discussions can improve skills and generate a sense of belonging. ...
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Christine Scoppa October 1, 2019

How Instructional Coaches Can Support Teachers in the Writing Process

Instructional coaches can best support their colleagues by sharing strategies for providing students with choice in the writing process. Learn how....
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Monika Moorman September 24, 2019

Strategies to Support Questioning and Discussion in a Literacy Classroom

Are you creating meaningful and engaging opportunities for students to actively interact with text? Follow these literacy strategies to enable students to dig deeper and think more critically....
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BetterLesson September 17, 2019

Unpacking Student-Centered Instruction for Literacy

Discover how Master Teachers tackle student-centered literacy challenges in their classrooms....
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BetterLesson May 9, 2019

100 Literacy Teaching Strategies Developed with Newsela

Learn about our Newsela Master Teacher project featuring literacy-specific content across all grades and subject areas....
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