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08:54 Classic Classroom Content Highlights
15:30 Literacy Leader Content Highlights
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Melanie Meehan and Ruth Ayres discuss this week's theme, classroom libraries, on the podcast.
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Sean Musselman shares a less than perfect journey to a more inclusive classroom library on the Teacher|Books|Readers blog.
Mandy Robek realizes her classroom library isn't working for her second graders, in part because many of the books are still too difficult for students early in the year. She explains her process of sorting and stowing books for later use. This article was first published in 2016.
Mary Lee Hahn finds some of her fifth-grade readers are stuck in ruts by early winter. Her solution involves some radical changes to her classroom library over winter break. This article was first published in 2017.
Brian Sepe guides us into making a gratitude practice a powerful and practical part of each day.
The focus of this week's Big Fresh is author studies. Get the Big Fresh delivered straight to your inbox (it's free)! Click here for...
The Choice Literacy Book Club Discusses Outside, Inside by LeUyen Pham. Each week Choice Literacy shares the Big Fresh newsletter with a round-up of...
The focus of this week's Big Fresh is fresh starts. Stephanie Affinito joins the podcast to talk about coaching visions and menus. Get the...