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Anyone attending the summer institute at teachers college in NYC...my district not funding this year so looking to find like minded folks interested in sharing an Airbnb for the week!

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Is any one participating in Read Across America in March? What will you be reading?

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What type of bell work do you do while taking attendance and kids shuffling in? 5th grade literacy

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What reading program do you use to practice and assess reading levels?

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How do you teach reading in the different contents?

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I'm in an under-performing school. We have a lot of pressure on us over standardized test scores for Reading this year. Anyone else?

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Do you guys remember the Book It program when you were younger? Where you'd get a Pizza Hut personal pizza for reading a certain number of books? Do programs like that still exist?

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What's that one book that you'll never forget from your childhood or that made you a reader? What are your students' favorites today?

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Do you still put your students in traditional reading groups? I would like new ways to group students for reading that is not "tracking" them.

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We have ordered books from Scholastic for many years, but I was recently approached by an Usborne consultant. Does anyone have an opinion and/or can compare the two publishers? Thanks!

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I am a life-long bibliophile. I think this is because my parents read books to me all the time. Do you think this is common anymore?

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I work at a preschool that redirects disruptive students by giving them a book to calm down and regroup. Do you think this is a good practice or does it ultimately lead the student to see reading as p… more

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How important is it that students read at home? Should they be reading every day?

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How do you teach kids high-frequency words/fluency in addition to flashcards?

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What do your students seem to struggle with the most: phonics/decoding skills, reading comprehension, fluency/stamina, or background knowledge? I know they all go hand in hand, but what's most lac… more

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best middle-grade novels to hook students?

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Do you have any say in the reading program that your school adopts? What program do you use?

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How do I help students increase their reading fluency and stamina?

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How do I get students to expand their sentences/give more details?

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Do any of your districts use any of Amplify, Wit & Wisdom, or American Reading Company for ELA curriculum resources? Our district is updating our materials and these are 3 we're looking at. Re… more

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Does anyone use Open Up resources for ELA? It's free and I'm thinking about signing up.

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I saw another teacher whose students made her a xmas tree for the classroom out of books and lights and then made book reviews in the shape of oranaments. Feeling inspired!

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Have any of you started a reading program where students read to shelter dogs? I saw an article about it and would love to try it!

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How many of you assess reading levels with the SRI? Do you think it's accurate?

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What are your favorites research websites for grades 4-5?

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I have a new student who is a Spanish speaker. I don't know any Spanish. Any apps/resources that you recommend to help me brush up on my Spanish? Any teaching tips?

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Does anyone use the EL curriculum?

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Does anyone in the elementary grades in title one schools use a workshop method for reading and writing? I am struggling to understand the effectiveness of the tip a day thing (we use tcrwp).

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What are you the supplies you're always running out of?

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Favorite picture books for 2019 (for read alouds for upper elementary)?

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Hello, teachers! Best beginner readers? And go!

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I want to do a short unit the week of Thanksgiving on gratitude. Does anyone have a short story or poem they like that connects to gratitude? Thanks!

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Are there any 4th and 5th grade teachers who DRA2 test? Do you find it appropriate? we over assess our kids and there isn’t a lot of movement. I have so much to do as an ELA teacher in a tested grade

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