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Looking for a Great Way to Practice Reading Fluency? Think Poetry!

I am writing this post in celebration of national poetry month. One of my favorite elementary school memories is being read aloud to in my school library. I vividly remember sitting there, criss-cross applesauce style, laughing out loud to the … Continue reading

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Articles on Teaching Reading by PREL

When I began in the master’s program for teaching reading, I ran across many unfamiliar words. I also read about areas of teaching reading for which I knew the basics, but did not have enough background knowledge to fully understand … Continue reading

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That Is Some List!!!

Fresh out of the master’s program in reading, I created a list of things good readers do. The list was to be used with my students in my new reading specialist position. This list included: Preview the text. Activate your … Continue reading

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Reading the Research as a TWRCr

Since this is my first blog post, let me start by telling you that the acronym “TWRC” rhymes with “work” and stands for think, wonder, reflect, and connect. I call myself a TWRCr (rhymes with worker) because I not only … Continue reading

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