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Thanksgiving 2017

Encourage Your Classroom to Practice Gratitude This Fall

Focus on gratitude and giving this Thanksgiving and holiday season. View the learning resources available to help.

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Teaching Main Idea Comprehension

Teaching Main Idea Comprehension

Main idea comprehension has been identified as one of the most impactful instructional practices. It often appears on reading assignments – but what’s the best way to teach it?

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Why is Early Literacy Essential?

Why Is Early Literacy Essential?

Literacy is a social justice issue that needs immediate attention. With two-thirds of students reading below grade level, important work must be done to ensure access to books and literacy opportunities.

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Technology in the Classroom

Technology in the Classroom

Learning A-Z Cofounder Robert Holl discusses the benefits of using technology in the classroom.

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Close Reading for the Intermediate Learner: What,...

Close Reading for the Intermediate Learner: What, How, and Why?

Discover the benefits of using short, complex passages from Raz-Plus to help intermediate students hone close reading strategies and build comprehension skills.

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Develop Independence with Guided Reading

Develop Independence With Guided Reading

Guided reading allows teachers to use small-group instruction to target the needs of all students as each of them learns to read at their own pace.

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Use Raz-Plus to Promote Dual-Language Learning

Use Raz-Plus to Promote Dual-Language Learning

Raz-Plus resources, tools, and materials provide everything teachers need to promote biliteracy, bilingual comprehension, vocabulary development, and key 21st century skills.

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New Raz-Plus and Reading A-Z Leveled Books -...

New Raz-Plus and Reading A-Z Leveled Books - October 2018

Spice up your autumn reading with 14 new leveled books covering fascinating subjects like pumpkin carving, hedgehogs, superheroes, surfing, Snow White, and more.

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