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Improving Access to Books Worldwide – National Geographic Education Blog – Education Article

Susan Geidner’s kindergarten library class read nonfiction texts with the goal of raising awareness about access to books worldwide. This project led to a community-wide effort to help build a library in a town in Vietnam. Susan Geidner is a librarian at Avoca West Elementary School in Glenview, Illinois. Photo courtesy Susan Geidner What was the goal of your library awareness project, and how did you accomplish your goal? I wanted the kindergarten students in my library class to understand…

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Understanding Texts & Readers: Responsive Comprehension – Education Article

Understanding Texts & Readers: Responsive Comprehension Instruction with Leveled TextsBy Jennifer Serravallo(Heinemann, 2018 – Learn more) Reviewed by Linda Biondi Simply amazing! Jennifer Serravallo outdid herself – again! Her new book, Understanding Texts & Readers: Responsive Comprehension Instruction with Leveled Texts, is one of the most teacher friendly books that I have read. As a mentor and coach to student teachers, I am always looking for books that will help our next generation of professionals become more cognizant of their…

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