Consider Alternatives to Round Robin Reading

Consider Alternatives to Round Robin Reading

Round robin was a staple in literacy classrooms for years. This is the notion of kids taking turns reading aloud from the same passage while the teacher listens. However, there is abundant research that reveals this method is doing more harm than good. Replace round...
Teach Reading Through Your Read Alouds

Teach Reading Through Your Read Alouds

The Read Aloud is more than simply a means of entertaining students or a way to get through a text with the whole class at the same pace. When done well, the Read Aloud is a highly-effective teaching strategy for both fluency and comprehension. Reveal your...
Reading Punctuation is Essential for Fluency

Reading Punctuation is Essential for Fluency

Once several weeks of school are behind you, you’ve got a pretty good gauge of your students’ convention skills. And how is their use of punctuation? Accurate and purposeful…or neglected and absent? It’s not uncommon for students to look at...