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Game Changer! Assuring Book Access for All Kids – Education Article

Game Changer! Book Access for All KidsBy Donalyn Miller and Colby Sharp(Scholastic, 2018 – Learn more) Reviewed by Kevin Hodgson This is the crux of Donalyn Miller and Colby Sharp’s argument: Get books into the hands of kids and then give those kids with books in their hands the time they need to read! Throughout their latest book – Game Changer! – these two literacy advocates make a plea for dedicated independent reading time and choice in books for all…

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Understanding Texts & Readers: Responsive Comprehension – Education Article

Understanding Texts & Readers: Responsive Comprehension Instruction with Leveled TextsBy Jennifer Serravallo(Heinemann, 2018 – Learn more) Reviewed by Linda Biondi Simply amazing! Jennifer Serravallo outdid herself – again! Her new book, Understanding Texts & Readers: Responsive Comprehension Instruction with Leveled Texts, is one of the most teacher friendly books that I have read. As a mentor and coach to student teachers, I am always looking for books that will help our next generation of professionals become more cognizant of their…

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