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EDU 6526: Strategies for Summarizing Text

The three structures recommended by Dean et al. (2012) for summarizing are rule-based strategies, summary frames, and engagement in reciprocal teaching.  Students practice removing irrelevant or repetitive information, replace lists of things with one summative term, and find or create … Continue reading

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Teacher Observation #4- Reading Lesson for Emergent Kindergarten Readers

Today I had the opportunity to observe a colleague in my mentor school teach Reading Workshop to emergent kindergarten readers.  She opened the lesson by telling the students, “remember what we did yesterday with sounds?  We’re going to play that … Continue reading

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ISTE Standard 2- Design and Develop Digital-Age Learning Experiences and Assessments  I initially approached ISTE Standard 2 through the portal of the requirement to provide authentic learning experiences.  I am a member of the International Reading Association (IRA) so I … Continue reading

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