Virtual Workshops Designed for You!

Virtual Institute for Reading Specialists Looking for opportunities to collaborate with other Reading Specialists across the country? Reimagining ways to strategically accelerate student achievement because of lost reading and writing time? Hoping to learn and try out new ways to assess and deliver reading and writing instruction remotely? Interested in finding ways to collaborate with…

Giving THANKS

This is a unique time of year to pause and reflect on what we are grateful for. With time scarcity and many competing priorities as educators, we don’t want to forsake the practice of gratitude. In fact, the act of giving thanks changes our brains and makes us happier, healthier people which in turn helps…

Modeling what matters in K-12 Math: Lessons from Literacy

Educators implementing balanced literacy practices are noticing the difference. Explicit modeling of strategy is empowering students to apply approaches in novel situations. Thinking aloud is revealing previously cloaked cognitive processes. Accountable talk is raising the rigor of academic conversation and collaboration. Independent practice is leading to authentic application and differentiated support for all learners. Practitioners…