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Revisiting Silent Reading: New Directions for Teachers and Researchers (International Reading Association Institute #6, Chicago 2010): Part One

I attended Institute #6 at the International Reading Association’s 55th Annual Convention on Sunday, April 25, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. The title of the Institute was, “Revisiting Silent Reading: New Directions for Teachers and … Continue reading

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Why You Should Attend an International Reading Association Convention

It is only five days until I leave for Chicago for the International Reading Association’s 55th annual convention. Although I am very excited about attending the convention, I am disappointed that it has been cut short by one day and … Continue reading

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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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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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