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Word Study= The New Spelling

I came across this nice blog post from awhile back, written by the Lower School Literacy Coordinator at Taipai American School. She does a nice job explaining the shift from the teaching of  spelling to word study. The Hackley Lower … Continue reading

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Teachers Adjust Reading Instruction For Common Core

The article linked below has me yelling at my computer screen. I am all for high standards, rigorous expectations and creating a balance between fiction and nonfiction. However, the article points out a major misunderstanding that I keep hearing over … Continue reading

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