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...
Compile Assessment Data with a Reading Data Tracker

Compile Assessment Data with a Reading Data Tracker

A single classroom typically includes students at a wide-range of reading stages. Consequently, teachers need to determine which students to put together in small groups and how to differentiate the instruction. To accomplish this, teachers administer numerous reading...
Organize Supplies to Maximize Time in Small Groups

Organize Supplies to Maximize Time in Small Groups

Most teachers conduct reading groups at a separate table. However, with a little organization, that valuable work space can be used for other purposes all day long. Rather than storing reading-group materials on the table, consider using a portable organizational...