Monthly Archives: January 2012

Model, Model, Model

Yesterday I was reminded of the power of collaborative conversation to scaffold participants’ deep understanding of a particular topic.  In other words, I got to talk literacy with facilitators in our network. And they reminded me of the importance of

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Accessing Challenging Text (with bookmark!)

I still remember staring at my organic chemistry book with sandy, tired eyes, trying to make sense of the words on the page.  I thought of myself as an excellent reader throughout school, but I wasn’t prepared for texts that

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