PLL Blog Posts

MTSS Implementation Consultation

MTSS Implementation Consultation Want to talk to someone about scaling up  Multi-tiered Support System (MTSS) implementation at your school or district?  Comprehensive MTSS implementation is essential but it also presents challenges that district’s often cannot solve on their own.  Both experience and research support the use of layered approaches to

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Teaching Readers

Ellen A. Thompson, Ed. D., author Sometimes when I read books on the teaching of reading, I miss the part where the actual reader comes into the process. Everything is “done” to them – not with them as individuals.  I think this matters. Each reader in our classroom comes to

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How can teachers nurture their own creative development?

A new blogpost by Melanie Stultz-Backus, PLL, Literacy Consultant Pied Beauty          By Gerard Manley Hopkins, 1877 Glory be to God for dappled things–    For skies of couple-color as a brinded cow;       For rose-moles all in stipple upon trout that swim; Fresh-firecoal chestnut-falls; finches’ wings;    

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