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Building Vocabulary & Comprehension Through Content Areas: Lower Elementary

Vocabulary is the bridge to comprehension. Poor vocabulary knowledge directly correlates to reading comprehension + educational achievement. We will...

Play-based Phonological Awareness for Preschoolers

This presentation by Anne Gritt reviews phonological awareness skills that are appropriate for preschoolers, as well as the benefits of incorporating...

Writable: Get an AI Prompt Suggestion, Powered by OpenAI, makers of ChatGPT

Use the power of artificial intelligence to build writing prompts in Writable. Powered by OpenAI, makers of ChatGPT, simply add in keywords or...

Support Young Readers Before They Decode

#INLoves Reading Through Purposeful Play - Support Young Readers Before They Decode Through Playful and Word Rich Interactions with Texts Teachers...

Google Sheets Timeline Creator Blog from Eric Curts

This blog post includes everything you need to get started using Google Sheets Timeline Creator

Family Reading Reset

A blog post that provides six strategies for families to "reset" students' interest in and joy of reading.

How Telling Stories Helps Kids Learn

From PBS Kids Parents, discover how telling stories support student learning.

World Read Aloud Day Book Picks 2023

In celebration of World Read Aloud Day this year, Scholastic has highlighted 30 books that make us feel excited and inspired to celebrate reading...

Build A Story

This build-a-story challenge by LitWorld is a great reading and writing activity to celebrate World Read Aloud Day or another day in class. Have...

Storyline Online

If you are an elementary school teacher looking for straightforward ways to integrate story exploration into your classroom, Storyline Online is a...

The Reading Wars: Busting the Myths of Reading Instruction: Lower Elementary

The Reading Wars: A back and forth debate over which way is best to teach students to read. Well, we are here and ready to prepare you for battle. We...

The Reading Wars: Busting the Myths of Reading Instruction: Middle School

The Reading Wars: A back and forth debate over which way is best to teach students to read. Well, we are here and ready to prepare you for battle. We...

8 Steps to Great Digital Storytelling

While students need to become creators of content rather than just consumers, the steps to create a quality product are not always...

Diigo: An Introduction

Have you ever wondered if there was an easy way to conduct and share research online collaboratively? Look no further than Diigo, a social...

Merging STEM with ELA Through Project-Based Learning

Cross-curricular projects can help dispel the myth that knowledge exists in discrete "chunks" and helps promote a more holistic approach to...

Engaging Students with Current Technology in Math and ELA

Students live in a digital world so it would make sense for teachers to tap into what they already know. Using programs such as Google Education...

Browse and Search in Epic!

Are you getting started with Epic? This reading site is a great resource with thousands of leveled books that can be selected based on personalized...

#INLovesReading Through Purposeful Play Preview

This workshop will preview the upcoming spring professional development series. The principles of the Science of Reading will be broken down into...