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In Massachusetts an ESL License is becoming mandatory for many teachers. Imagine walking into your ESL MTEL with the confidence to pass the first time! Join https://www.facebook.com/groups/1395764870510993/?ref=br_rs Share this with your Massachusetts teacher friends...read more
3 simple, no or low prep ways to teach sight wordsread more
Gushing with practical information to apply to your teaching of reading or spelling practice at home or in a school!read more
The sheer thrill of landing my first teaching job must penetrate the stench, the filth, and the size of my first space.read more
All exceptional literacy programs in schools far and wide are based on the principles of Reading Recovery. Levels were born from Reading Recovery. To understand Reading Recovery, when taught by a skillful and trained Reading Recovery teacher will get your first grader reading and writing with joy and confidence.read more
Dripping with sarcasm like the popsicle you are holding in the hot sun... Guess what term made it into the mass market following NCLB (No Child Left Behind) aka (No Capitalist Corporation ever to Lose Billions)? Summer slide. When NCLB took a grip on the US,...read more