Monthly Archives: September 2012

Always Be Purposeful!

If there is one lesson I have learned throughout my teaching experiences that has made a significant impact on the way I teach and interact with children, it would be to always be purposeful.  The importance of this lesson cannot … Continue reading

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Using the Running Record as a Tool for Teaching

When students engage in reading on a daily basis, they are able to formulate reading strategies, practice strategies learned through shared and guided reading, and gain confidence as readers who are able to read independently.  With daily practice and encouragement, … Continue reading

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Entering a new reading environment…

This week was my first week in the field at Munroe Elementary in Tallmadge, Ohio.  Going into the week, I was a little apprehensive about entering a third grade classroom because it was an unfamiliar setting to me.  The majority … Continue reading

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Teaching Children How to Fish…I Mean Read…

“I used to think I taught a class of students. Now I know I am teaching twenty-six individual children to read. This lesson was a long time coming, but one well worth learning.” Sharon Taberski in On Solid Ground: Strategies for … Continue reading

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