December 13, 2017

The Advocate's Toolbox

Fountas and Pinnell Say Librarians Should Guide Readers by Interest, Not Level

Creators of a widely used reading and book leveling system say their system is intended as a tool for educators—not as a means of labeling or restricting reading choices for students.

Helping Girls Thrive in STEM Fields and Working “Storytime Magic” | Professional Reading

This issue, SLJ highlights titles that focus on everything you need to know to deliver an amazing storytime, a guide to helping female students get involved in STEM, and a primer on reading instruction.

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Inspiring Reluctant & Struggling Readers with Sharon Creech’s “Love That Dog”  | In the Classroom

How a classroom teacher used Sharon Creech’s Love That Dog to effectively engage even her most reluctant readers.