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Won’t post much this summer. Maybe the occasional photo between now & August. Saw this beauty yesterday – a baby Monarch, juicing for her journey? I know more about books than butterflies.

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On Unifying the Teaching of Reading and Writing – Prior Knowledge, Purpose, Strategies and Skills

On page 30 of Because Writing Matters: Improving Student Writing in Our Schools , journalist and teacher Carl Nagin disputes the widely-held premise that “reading should be taught before writing.” Research shows that the two processes of literacy – reading and … Continue reading

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