Reading Specialists

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Does anyone use Istation at your school and what do you think of it?

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What broad computer-based assessments does your school use? We used STAR testing, but we switched to iReady. I can't stand iReady. It's such a long test, which means kids rush. Any alternatives?

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I teach in a third and fourth grade school. What criteria do other schools use for determining when students should receive reading support?

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My principal allows other teachers to place students in my classes without any input from me including data or plain old common professional courtesy. What would you do if that happened to you?

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Do you have students who need reading help but start to resent being pulled out of class?

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I have been an elementary reading specialist for 8 years and before that I was a first grade teacher for 10 years. Thinking of making a jump to middle school reading specialist. Any advice? Thoughts?

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What word study program does everyone use? K-2, 3-5, different ones? The same? Pros and cons. We use Fundations K-2 and Words Their Way 3-5 and seeing some gaps. Thanks!

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Does anyone have any vocabulary protocols you use with your ENL students?

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How do you determine which students will be on your caseload?

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What interventions do you use for grades 5-6? How do you track progress?

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Anyone using readers workshop units of study? How do you support classrooms?

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I serve K-6 in NH

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I see my role changing as an interventionist. We have implemented Walk to Intervention. It takes some pressure off. But it also seems I can become obsolete

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5th grade ELA teacher in search of novel ideas and resources .

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So, I just attended my first conference regarding Dyslexia yesterday. Is anyone else feeling overwhelmed and unprepared for these new requirements placed on us??

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What grades do you serve and in what state?

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