February 1st, 2023, is World Read Aloud Day! April 12th will be D.E.A.R. Day. Drop Everything and Read Day was created to celebrate U.S. author Beverly Cleary. These days are great to do with your classroom, school, and community. This year marks the 13th anniversary of World Read Aloud Day. TeacherGoals is celebrating in style … Continue reading World Read Aloud Day
What is on your reading list? Can you imagine if you were told what books you could and could not read? You go to the checkout at the bookstore or the library and are told, “I am sorry, this is not at your reading level.” You were so excited about reading the book, and you … Continue reading Teaching Tips- 3, 2023
Reading is vital to me as an individual, mother, grandmother, teacher, and leader. I want children to love reading. The more you read, the more you know and learn. My parents could not complete school and, therefore, could not read. This had a significant impact on my life, and I felt it as a young … Continue reading Tuesday Teaching Tips- 2, 2023
“Begin with the end in mind.”-Dr. Stephen R. Covey Is a great quote I have used often when talking about school improvement, goal setting, lesson planning, taking a trip, or anything to do with a destination. Have you ever used it for Reading? I am curious to ask if anyone begins reading a book by … Continue reading Reading Backwards?
“More than 1 in 3 children in kindergarten through grade 3 have little chance of reading on grade level by the end of the school year without major and systemic interventions.” Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills (DIBELS), which Amplify administers, is one of the most commonly used diagnostic assessments for reading. I have … Continue reading Intensive Reading help needed!