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Concept Sort

See how one second grade teacher uses this strategy to introduce vocabulary from the class read-aloud, The Seed Is Sleepy.

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Maria Salvadore
Maria Salvadore
September 14, 2017
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Rachael Walker
September 19, 2017

Today's Headlines

Your Observer (Sarasota, FL) | September 21, 2017
National Public Radio | September 21, 2017
Detroit News (MI) | September 20, 2017
Times-Gazette (Shelbyville, TN) | September 20, 2017

 

Center on Technology and Disability

Find a wealth of free webinars, articles, guides, training materials, and more — all about assistive technology to support students with learning disabilities. Visit the CTD website to learn more!

Center on Technology and Disability

Growing young readers: what matters in early literacy

Kindergarten Readiness

Kindergarten Readiness

All About Pre-K: How to help our youngest children get ready to read! Video, tip sheets, milestones and more.

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Great Teaching

Reading 101: Our guide to teaching reading and writing, including 9 self-paced course modules.

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Summer Learning

Start with a Book: Awesome books, activities, apps and more to keep kids reading, talking and exploring.

"Fill your house with stacks of books, in all the crannies and all the nooks." — Dr. Seuss