Reading Comprehension

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Make Earth Day Fun with these Engaging Reading and Math Activities

As Earth Day approaches, educators are presented with a valuable opportunity to instill environmental awareness and responsibility in students. One effective way to do this is through engaging reading comprehension and math activities that not only educate but also inspire action. In this blog …

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5 Tools to engage students in Social Emotional Learning and Science of Reading

Engage students in Social Emotional Learning and Science of Reading Are you looking for ways to engage your students in meaningful learning experiences that can have a lasting impact on their understanding of social emotional learning and the science of reading? Teaching these concepts …

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Try Boom Cards with these 5 components to Instantly Improve Reading Comprehension

As teachers, we’re always looking for new and engaging ways to help our students improve their reading comprehension. A reading tool that is quickly gaining popularity in classrooms across the country is Boom Cards. With a wide range of interactive learning activities, they can …

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Transform Your Science of Reading Approach with Concept-Based Instruction

  Last week, I talked about the 5 components of “science of reading” you might not be aware of. This week I want to share with you a problem I had, and how concept-based instruction helped me with this problem.  So let’s start with …

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3 Simple Morning Tricks to Best Motivate Student Learning

Our primary job as teachers is to motivate student learning. If you’re thinking after COVID, that this is almost impossible, I am here for you! Navigating the challenges of in person learning after anywhere from 6 months to a year and a half of …

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A Brilliant New Way to Teach the 5 Steps Scientific Method

A New Approach to 5 Steps Scientific Method How many times while teaching content area topics have you asked yourself, “why aren’t my students getting this??” You try games, flashcards, songs, and nothing seems to stick. On top of that, you feel like there’s …

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