What is Scaffolded Silent Reading (ScSR)?

What is Scaffolded Silent Reading (ScSR)?

When the traditional practice of silent reading was found ineffective in developing reading fluency in students, the strategy was redesigned and introduced as the Scaffolded Silent Reading strategy (ScSR). This new strategy, ScSR, aims to support and guide students, by providing structure, accountability and monitoring of the reading session. In this way, students are encouraged […]

PACKAGE: Minnesota Relicensure Package #1 (25 Clock Hours)

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The Minnesota Relicensure Package #1 meets the Minnesota relicensure requirements:

Minnesota Relicensure Package #1

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English Language Learners

5

Positive Behavior Intervention Strategies: Classroom Management for Positive Behaviors

5

Reading Instruction: Reading Across the Curriculum

5

Mental […]

What is the High 5 Reading Strategy?

What is the High 5 Reading Strategy?

The High 5 Reading Strategy is a simple and effective approach formulated to enhance the comprehensive abilities of students. By using this technique, students are able to understand the material and direct their attention to the details. It thus enhances students learning and helps them prepare for an essay or report submission or even for […]

How can Individual and Group Reading Assessments be Used in the Classroom?

How can Individual and Group Reading Assessments be Used in the Classroom?

Individual reading assessments are assessments where the teacher spends time with every student individually to assess their reading skills. This helps teachers fully understand the progress of the students who can benefit with special undivided attention. However, a major disadvantage is that the teacher would need a lot of time to complete an assessment of […]

How can the Vocabulary Knowledge Scale be used to Assess Reading?

How can the Vocabulary Knowledge Scale be used to Assess Reading?

Vocabulary Knowledge Scale is a simple informal assessment that can be used to assess a student’s knowledge of words that they need to know. Students are given a list of words and are asked to rate the words depending on how well they know them. This process helps them recall words, and also provides an […]

What are some Book Report Ideas that will Make Reading Assignments more Enjoyable for Students?

What are some Book Report Ideas that will Make Reading Assignments more Enjoyable for Students?

Book reports are often dreaded and considered boring by students. It is, therefore, important that we make such assignments interesting, interactive and fun for our students. Students are able to work and perform better when they know exactly what is required of them. Teachers may help them understand the purpose of the report and the […]

How to Use Flowcharts in Your Classroom?

How to Use Flowcharts in Your Classroom?

Flowcharts in the classroom are graphical representations of students’ thinking processes. It allows students to chalk out their ideas and thoughts in a logical and organized fashion, giving them the freedom to come back and reflect on it. With this method, a student is able to describe a sequence of events or actions in a […]

What are the Components of Reading?

What are the Components of Reading?

All students meet and understand class text in different ways, depending on the “files” they have gathered since birth. A teacher’s awareness of how easy or difficult the text is for each student makes learning stronger for everyone.
Teachers can use assessments to tell us how well students are reading. Once we have data from assessments, […]

How do I Use Book Trailers in the Classroom?

How do I Use Book Trailers in the Classroom?

A digital book trailer is usually a short digital video (less than 2 minutes) that combines characteristics of a movie trailer and a book advertisement. It is an interesting and fun alternative to a book report. While many students may not listen to a book report, they would watch a book trailer that was created […]

What is Directed Reading Thinking Activity?

What is Directed Reading Thinking Activity?

Directed Reading Thinking Activity (DRTA) is a strategy that encourages students to use their minds while reading a text. It guides students to ask questions based on what they read, make predictions on the story line and read further to confirm if their predictions were right. This process helps develop them into thoughtful learners, making […]

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