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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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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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