5 Pillars of Reading

It’s important to understand reading fundamentals when you’re asking yourself why your kid can’t read. Unlike popular belief, reading is not just saying the words on a given page. It’s actually much more than that. There are 5 Pillars of Reading that teachers must focus on in order to help struggling students become readers. 5 …

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Interactive Read Aloud

Many people see interactive read alouds as just a free for all. You pick a book off the shelf at random, open it up, and read to your students for 10-15 minutes; however, it is SOOOOOOO much more than that. Or should be at least. Every moment you have with your students is VITAL. If …

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Easy Reader Biography

Do your students enjoy biographies as much as mine do? Each year I get so giddy when the biography unit is approaching. I love teaching my Littles about the struggles and achievements that occurred with some of our nations most historic figures. Since Amelia Earhart is apart of our TEKS here in Texas (plus she’s …

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