After 14 years in the classroom teaching 1st and 2nd graders, I decided it was time to shake it up a bit. So, I applied for the position of Reading Consultant. After interviewing and sweating it out, I got the great news that I am officially "it"! What a thrill...and an awesome responsibility. After all, being responsible for every child's reading...wow! I am hoping to use this blog as a learning opportunity and as a resource for anyone interested in teaching or discussing reading. Stay tuned this summer as I prepare for my new adventure! I am excited, overwhelmed and humbled at the chance to grow, teach and learn.
Memory Chains: A Strategy for Writer’s Notebooks - Here’s a fun strategy you can try to generate writing in your notebook this summer. Come back-to-school time, you can teach your students how to use this s...
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