Must Have Tools for Your Guided Reading Instruction

Guided reading is a must in my classroom.  I see so much growth in my students when I spend time with each group.  Creating a fun learning space is so important to guarantee your students stay engaged during small group instruction. I’m sharing with you my favorite guided reading tools to ensure that your students will […]

Reading Strategies Pocket Chart

One of the best parts about teaching early elementary students is teaching them to read. Don’t get me wrong. It’s a tough task, but one that is so rewarding. All you need is a list of fun and creative reading strategies, and your students will be reading in no time! “Ask and you shall receive!” […]

Steps to Becoming a Successful Reader

The joy and hardships of a kindergarten and first grade teacher are teaching learners to read. It’s such a huge and challenging task. However, when you see the growth of a reader in just a few short months, it’s so rewarding. When I was in the classroom, I constantly modeled what successful readers do. And […]