When It Comes To Reading Assessments, What Do You Do?

Our school is part of the Board’s Early Literacy Inquiry, and I’ve really enjoyed my new learning thanks to this project. Not only am I learning more about different assessment and intervention tools, but this project is making me think … Continue reading

Decoding, Comprehension … And What Else?

As many of my blog readers know, I’ve struggled with reading assessments in the past. I’m not always convinced that a formal assessment is better than the day-to-day observations and conversations that we have with kids. I truly believe that … Continue reading

Pulling The Plug On Popcorn Words: What Do You Do?

In September, I will be starting my 18th year of teaching. Wow! I’ve changed many of my practices over the years. One of my most recent changes though is one that has me thinking the most. It’s my approach to teaching sight … Continue reading