Tag Archives: My Background

There’s Been a Whole Lot of Learning Going On

Teaching in the Reading/Language Arts Masters Program My first semester as a professor is quickly coming to a close. The only thing I have left to do is grade my students’ final papers (due by midnight this Saturday). After that, … Continue reading

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Versatile Blogger Award

Back on July 16, 2010, I was overjoyed to find out that my blog was nominated for another award, “The Versatile Blogger.” What made it even more special was that this award was first given to Susan Dee (aka @literacydocent), … Continue reading

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Comprehension Strategy Instruction… What Do You Think?

Dear TWRCrs, Some of you may know that I have just begun teaching an online course in the master’s program in teaching reading/language arts. Familiarizing myself with the university’s website and all the new tools has kept me extremely busy … Continue reading

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Common Causes of Comprehension Difficulties

While spending time with my family this Memorial Day weekend, a conversation about reading came up. My husband shared his great dislike for reading and told us how he had a very difficult time responding successfully to the teacher’s question, … Continue reading

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A Blog to Watch Nomination

Yesterday, I awoke to this Twitter message from one of the first people I followed on Twitter (and one of my favorite tweeps), @mom2preens: I named yours as a “blog to watch” in my post today. You have taken off … Continue reading

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