struggling readers

How to we get students to read for enjoyment? Three tips that worked for me as a teacher and consultant may help you too. 1. Find a novel that is […]
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How to we get students to read books for enjoyment? Three tips that worked for me as a teacher may be helpful for you as a parent or teacher. #1 […]
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This letter is written with words that would be at a suitable level for a fifth grade reading test. Do you think you could answer questions based on it? Dear […]
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“It lies within us as adults either to turn newborns into monsters by the way we treat them or to let them grow up into feeling – and therefore responsible […]
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NICK’S BROTHER, MATT, COACHES HIM It all started when a skunk set up house under my step. He didn’t bother me but I was worried that he might not like […]
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“The mistaken idea is that reading is a skill – learn to crack the code and practice comprehension strategies – may be the single biggest factor holding back reading achievement.” […]
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Schools rarely say, “We have failed to teach this student properly. We have to find a way to change what we are doing.” The blame is usually on a defect […]
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“Weighing sheep often doesn’t make them fatter. It just takes time from grazing.” My biggest despair as a teacher was to have coddled a student who was especially discouraged and […]
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There are two ways to deal with stress, FIGHT or FLIGHT. Students are committed to school, by law, for about eleven years of their life with no opportunity for fight […]
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Nick’s Rain Forest Collage It all started when a skunk set up house under my step. He didn’t bother me but I was worried that he might not like one […]
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