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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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