PBS KIDS I'm obsessed with Daily 5! Check out my rotation chart & FREEBIES! Well friends, it's official I am obsessed with Daily Five! I read the book & stalked all your blogs & became....OBSESSED! I am loving it & so are my kiddos! It was very intimidated at first because I wasn't sure how I was going to fit it into my schedule & then I found out we are required to do an uninterrupted 90 minute reading block which does not include RTI...ugh! Here are a few shots of my kiddos in action! I know, I know...holy cuteness! Can you say "Namaste"...they can! This is our first try @ "Read to Self" after picking out our "Just Right" books for the week. Of course I set the "Stamina Timer" on the smartboard! After we built up our stamina to 12 minutes I let them have "reading buddies". And then I introduced "Read to Someone". Two of my boys during "Read to Someone". Another perfect example of "Read to Someone". Okay last one...them saying "Namaste". Here is a sheet that I created for "Word Work". This is the sheet for write it-rainbow write it. Write it-build it! WAH-LAH!
Barrow Media Center | Expect the Miraculous Daily 5 (or rather Daily 7) goodies to share.... I seriously can't believe it has been almost 2 months since my last post! This school year is C~R~A~Z~Y!!!! Or maybe it's just me that is crazy! My daily 5 centers are working! The reason I think centers is so successful this year is because I only allow 3 people at each center, except buddy reading (only 2) and technology (4). So far it is working out nicely!
Voices From The Inglenook « What's happening each week @ The Cold Spring School Library Target the Problem! Welcome to Target the Problem!, a tool to help parents and classroom teachers understand the specific problems a child may be having with reading. You'll find practical suggestions on what you (and kids themselves) can do to help students overcome or deal with their reading difficulties. Overview Target the Problem! For more comprehensive information, click below to learn about areas where kids often have reading difficulties: What you'll find in each section An explanation of the problem and how it affects a child's reading Information on how children experience the difficulty as well as what it may look like from a parent's or teacher's point of view Suggestions on what parents, teachers, and kids themselves can do to help Links to more information You can also download and print this handout version of "Target the Problem!" Download the handout (246K PDF)* Things to be aware of There are many reasons why reading can be hard. We hope you'll use this information as a starting point.
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Stacked School Library Research (SLR) School Library Research (ISSN: 2165-1019) is the scholarly refereed research journal of the American Association of School Librarians. It is the successor to School Library Media Research (ISSN: 1523-4320) and School Library Media Quarterly Online. The purpose of School Library Research is to promote and publish high quality original research concerning the management, implementation, and evaluation of school library programs. SLR seeks to distribute major research findings worldwide through both electronic publication and linkages to substantive documents on the Internet. SLR is indexed by The Education Full Text Database by EBSCO/Wilson and by the The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC). All material in SLR is subject to copyright by ALA and may be reproduced only for the noncommercial purpose of educational or scientific advancement. Two New Research Papers PublishedFebruary 2017 Two new research papers for Volume 20 are now available to view. All volumes