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    257 Individual Titles
    • 21st-Century Writing Tools
    • About Oceans: Integrating Language and Literacy Activities
    • Advice for New Teachers
    • Alphabetic Principle, The
    • Assessing Student Writing
    • Author Visits
    • Authors in the Classroom
    • Big Screen, The
    • Bruce Degen (Magic School Bus)
    • Building Blocks of Reading, The
    • Building Literacy Skills While Having Fun
    • Candace Fleming Reads an Excerpt from The Fabled Fourth Graders of Aesop Elementary
    • Captions, Photos, Timelines and Maps
    • Celebrating Our Writing
    • Characteristics of Struggling Writers
    • Choral Reading
    • Chris Raschka Reading from John Coltrane’s Giant Steps
    • Chris Van Dusen Reads an Excerpt from King Hugo’s Huge Ego
    • Chris Van Dusen Reads an Excerpt from The Circus Ship
    • Classroom Applications of Academic English: An Interview with Robin Scarcella
    • Closing the Achievement Gap
    • Cognitive and Social Dimensions of Writing
    • Concept Sort
    • Conducting Universal Screening
    • Connecting the School Year with Summer Learning
    • Cool Vocabulary
    • Deborah Heiligman Reading an Excerpt from Charles and Emma
    • Deborah Heiligman Reading an Excerpt from Cool Dog, School Dog
    • Deeper Thinking with the Common Core
    • Differentiating Instruction
    • Digital Tools for Young Writers
    • Educating Your Community Through Writing
    • Effective Professional Development for Writing
    • Emily Gravett Reading an Excerpt from Monkey and Me
    • Engaging Nonfiction Readers
    • Engaging Parents
    • Erica Perl Reads an Excerpt from Dotty
    • Erica Perl Reads an Excerpt from When Life Gives You O.J.
    • Essential Questions: A Schoolwide Approach
    • Evaluating Student Writing
    • Everyone’s Role in Academic English
    • Family Writing Night
    • First Marks
    • Handwriting, Typing and Spelling
    • Helping Hands
    • Helping Teachers Use Progress Monitoring
    • Herman Parish Reads an Excerpt from Amelia Bedelia Unleashed
    • How Parents Can Support Young Writers
    • How Parents Support Young Writers
    • How RtI Changes Special Education: An Interview with W. David Tilly
    • I’m a Writer
    • Ideas, Voice and Originality
    • Imagination Collaboration: Author Erica Perl’s Classroom Visit
    • Implementing Peer-Assisted Learning: An Interview with Margarita Calderon
    • Intensive Tier 3 Instruction: An Interview with Joseph A. Dimino
    • iPad Is a Tool, The
    • iPads for Writing
    • Jarrett Krosoczka Reads an Excerpt from Ollie and the Purple Elephant
    • Jeff Kinney Reads an Excerpt from Diary of a Wimpy Kid
    • Jigsaw Teaching Strategy
    • Journaling
    • Julianne Moore Reads Freckleface Strawberry, Best Friends Forever
    • Libraries: Rich Resources, No Cost
    • List-Group-Label
    • Margaret Peterson Haddix Reading from Say What?
    • Mary Quattlebaum Reads an Excerpt from Pirate vs. Pirate
    • Meet the Author: Allen Say
    • Meet the Author: Alma Flor Ada
    • Meet the Author: An interview with Author and Illustrator Robert Neubecker, Creator of the Wow! Books
    • Meet the Author: Avi
    • Meet the Author: Brian Selznick
    • Meet the Author: Candace Fleming
    • Meet the Author: Carole Boston Weatherford
    • Meet the Author: Charles Smith
    • Meet the Author: Chris Raschka
    • Meet the Author: Chris Van Dusen
    • Meet the Author: Christopher Paul Curtis
    • Meet the Author: Dallas Clayton
    • Meet the Author: David Adler
    • Meet the Author: David Small & Sarah Stewart
    • Meet the Author: Deborah Heiligman
    • Meet the Author: Deborah Hopkinson
    • Meet the Author: Denise Fleming
    • Meet the Author: Emily Gravett
    • Meet the Author: Eric Rohmann
    • Meet the Author: Erica Perl
    • Meet the Author: Eve Bunting
    • Meet the Author: Francisco X. Alarcon
    • Meet the Author: Gail Gibbons
    • Meet the Author: Gennifer Choldenko
    • Meet the Author: George Ancona
    • Meet the Author: Grace Lin
    • Meet the Author: Greg Tang
    • Meet the Author: Herman Parish
    • Meet the Author: Illustrator Ashley Bryan
    • Meet the Author: Illustrator Betsy Lewin
    • Meet the Author: Illustrator Bryan Collier
    • Meet the Author: Illustrator Christopher Myers
    • Meet the Author: Illustrator David Shannon
    • Meet the Author: Illustrator E.B. Lewis
    • Meet the Author: Illustrator Helen Oxenbury
    • Meet the Author: Illustrator Henry Cole 1
    • Meet the Author: Illustrator Henry Cole 2
    • Meet the Author: Illustrator Jerry Pinkney
    • Meet the Author: Illustrator Kadir Nelson
    • Meet the Author: Illustrator Lane Smith
    • Meet the Author: Illustrator Marc Brown
    • Meet the Author: Illustrator Mark Teague
    • Meet the Author: Illustrator Marla Frazee
    • Meet the Author: Illustrator Peter Sis
    • Meet the Author: Illustrator Steven Kellogg
    • Meet the Author: Illustrator Timothy Basil Ering
    • Meet the Author: Jack Gantos
    • Meet the Author: Jack Prelutsky
    • Meet the Author: Jacqueline Woodson
    • Meet the Author: Jane Yolen
    • Meet the Author: Janet Wong
    • Meet the Author: Jarrett Krosoczka
    • Meet the Author: Jeff Kinney
    • Meet the Author: John Bemelmans Marciano
    • Meet the Author: Jon Scieszka
    • Meet the Author: Judy Blume
    • Meet the Author: Jules & Kate Feiffer
    • Meet the Author: Julianne Moore
    • Meet the Author: Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton
    • Meet the Author: Kate DiCamillo
    • Meet the Author: Katherine Paterson
    • Meet the Author: Katherine Paterson (2011 Ambassador of Young People’s Literature)
    • Meet the Author: Kathleen Krull
    • Meet the Author: Laura Vaccaro Seeger
    • Meet the Author: Laurence Yep
    • Meet the Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
    • Meet the Author: Linda Sue Park
    • Meet the Author: Lois Ehlert
    • Meet the Author: Lois Lowry
    • Meet the Author: Marc Aronson
    • Meet the Author: Margaret Peterson Haddix
    • Meet the Author: Marilyn Singer
    • Meet the Author: Mary Ann Hoberman
    • Meet the Author: Mary Brigid Barrett
    • Meet the Author: Mary Pope Osborne
    • Meet the Author: Mary Quattlebaum
    • Meet the Author: Megan McDonald
    • Meet the Author: Mem Fox
    • Meet the Author: Mo Willems
    • Meet the Author: Nikki Giovanni
    • Meet the Author: Nikki Grimes
    • Meet the Author: Norton Juster
    • Meet the Author: Pam Munoz Ryan
    • Meet the Author: Pamela Duncan Edwards
    • Meet the Author: Pat Mora
    • Meet the Author: Patricia and Frederick McKissack
    • Meet the Author: Patricia Polacco
    • Meet the Author: R.L. Stine
    • Meet the Author: Robert Sabuda
    • Meet the Author: Rosalyn Schanzer
    • Meet the Author: Rosemary Wells
    • Meet the Author: Seymour Simon
    • Meet the Author: Sid Fleischman
    • Meet the Author: Sneed Collard
    • Meet the Author: Susan Cooper
    • Meet the Author: Susan Meddaugh
    • Meet the Author: Sy Montgomery
    • Meet the Author: Tomie dePaola
    • Meet the Author: Vicki Cobb
    • Meet the Author: Walter Dean Myers
    • Meet the Expert: Ron Fairchild
    • Meet the Experts: Dr. Louisa Moats (Spelling)
    • Meet the Experts: Dr. Louisa Moats (Teachers)
    • Meet the Experts: Dr. Maryanne Wolf (Teachers)
    • Meet the Experts: G. Reid Lyon (Reading Today)
    • Meet the Experts: G. Reid Lyon (The Reading Process)
    • Meet the Experts: Phyllis C. Hunter (Teaching Reading)
    • Meet the Writers
    • Modeling the Writing Process
    • Motivating Struggling and Reluctant Writers
    • National Community of Writing Teachers, A
    • National Writing Project, The
    • National Writing Project: Show, Not Tell
    • New Kind of Fairytale, A
    • Nurturing Writing Skills in All Genres
    • Opportunities for Student Explanations
    • Peer Feedback
    • Peer Response
    • Play-Doh Revisions
    • Power of Sharing and Publishing, The
    • Powerful Writing Strategies
    • Practice Guide for Teaching Writing, A
    • Preparing Teachers to Teach Writing
    • Prewriting, Revising and Editing
    • Progress Monitoring at Tier 2: An Interview with Carol McDonald Connor
    • Purpose and Audience
    • Purpose, Process and Pride
    • Questioning in a Socratic Seminar
    • Raising the Bar with the Common Core
    • Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum
    • Reading Yo! Yes? Together, Out Loud (Chris Raschka)
    • Reading-Writing Connection, The
    • Real-World Writing
    • Role of Narrative and Creative Writing in the Common Core
    • Room of Writers, A
    • Rosalyn Schanzer Reading Aloud from Davy Crockett Saves the World
    • Rosalyn Schanzer Reading Aloud from George Vs. George
    • Rosalyn Schanzer Reading Aloud from What Darwin Saw
    • Screening All Students: An Interview with Donald Compton
    • Semantic Gradients
    • Setting the Stage for RtI Implementation: An Interview with Joy Eichelberger
    • Sharing Your Writing
    • Sid Fleischman Reading an Excerpt from The Whipping Boy
    • Spelling and Writing
    • Spelling Check
    • Starting Early to Raise a Writer
    • Supporting ELLs as Writers
    • Susan Cooper Reads a Poem from The Magic Maker
    • Teachers as Writers (Dr. Karen Harris)
    • Teachers as Writers (Dr. Steve Graham)
    • Teachers Helping Teachers
    • Teachers Share Their Writing with Students
    • Teaching Academic English
    • Teaching Persuasive Writing
    • Technology Tools for Writing
    • Think-Pair-Share Teaching Strategy
    • Thinkaloud Examples in Comprehension and Phonics: An Interview with Joseph A. Dimino
    • Tier 1 Differentiation: An Interview with Carol McDonald Connor
    • Tier 2 Instructional Programs: An Interview with Joseph A. Dimino
    • Tomie dePaola Reads an Excerpt from Tom
    • Using Higher-Order Questions
    • Using Mentor Texts Effectively
    • Using Mentor Texts in the Classroom
    • Using Technology for Personalized Instruction
    • Visuals
    • Vocabulary: Bring Words to Life
    • Walter Dean Myers: A Writer’s Story
    • Watch & Learn: Assessing Reading Skills
    • Watch & Learn: Developing Fluency
    • Watch & Learn: Helping Struggling Readers
    • Watch & Learn: Informal Assessment: Assessment by Specialist
    • Watch & Learn: Invented Spelling
    • Watch & Learn: Letters and Sounds
    • Watch & Learn: Print Awareness - Becoming Aware of Print
    • Watch & Learn: Spelling Patterns
    • Watch & Learn: Spelling: Word Families
    • Watch & Learn: Text Comprehension
    • Watch & Learn: Writing
    • What About Narrative Writing in the Common Core?
    • What Works in Teaching Writing
    • Why Summer Reading Is So Important
    • Why We Write
    • Why Young Children Need to Write
    • Wider Repertoire of Writing, A
    • Writing Across the Curriculum
    • Writing Clarifies Thinking
    • Writing Classroom, The
    • Writing Supports Learning
    • Writing Through the School Day
    • Writing, Teaching, Research
    • Writing-Reading Connection, The