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Grades 3-6: Meaningful Independent Literacy Centers and Activities to Keep Students Learning While You Teach Reading Groups
This online course takes viewers inside three schools where intermediate students are actively engaged in a wide variety of independent literacy-building activities as part of a comprehensive approach to literacy instruction. Far from "busy work," meaningful centers and assignments are ideally suited to learners in grades three through six.

Grades K-2: Word Work Strategies that Strengthen Students' Reading Development
Word work is a vital component of a primary literacy program. Focusing children’s attention on words and word parts helps young students develop strategies that strengthen their reading development. In this On Demand, video-based online course, you'll see how to introduce, demonstrate and practice simple key word solving strategies that are highly effective at moving young children from understanding concepts about words to becoming independent readers who use word solving strategies as tools.

Grades K-3: Maximizing the Benefits of Literacy Centers: Meaningful Activities that Boost Reading and Writing
In this course, you will see a wealth of activities and ideas "in action" within K-3 classrooms. Literacy center expert Linda Holliman explains and demonstrates practical ways to manage center work and greatly increase the value of students' independent literacy time.

Grades K-3: Using Literacy Centers to Strengthen Your Reading and Writing Program
This on demand, video-based course takes you inside primary classrooms where teachers are using literacy centers to reinforce reading and writing skills and concepts.

Grades Pre-K and Kindergarten: Increase All Your Students' Learning with Practical, Timesaving Work Stations
This on demand, online course is organized around video clips of a seminar by experienced teacher, national trainer and author Carolyn McMahon. You'll learn how to incorporate interactive, hands-on and minds-on lessons, practical work stations and a variety of resources in literacy and math designed to enhance the learning of young children in PreK and Kindergarten.

Keep All Your Students Learning While You Teach Reading Groups: Creating and Managing Meaningful, Independent Literacy Centers and Activities, Grades 3-6 - DVD
Go inside three schools where intermediate students are actively engaged in small group guided reading and a wide variety of independent literacy-building activities.

Keep All Your Students Learning While You Teach Reading Groups: Creating and Managing Meaningful, Independent Literacy Centers and Activities, Grades 3-6 - PDKIT
In order for all students to achieve reading competency, they need to be productively engaged with text as much as possible. While intermediate grade teachers meet with small reading groups, the rest of the class can be productively engaged in a variety of independent literacy-building centers and activities aligned with grade-level standards.

Maximizing the Benefits of Literacy Centers: Meaningful Activities that Boost Reading and Writing Skills, Grades K-3 - DVD
Literacy center expert Linda Holliman explains and demonstrates practical ways to manage center work and greatly increase the value of students' independent literacy time.

Maximizing the Benefits of Literacy Centers: Meaningful Activities that Boost Reading and Writing Skills, Grades K-3 - PDKIT
How can today's primary teachers most effectively use independent centers to enhance students' literacy growth? In this PD Resource Kit, participants will see a wealth of activities and ideas "in action" within K-3 classrooms. Literacy center expert Linda Holliman explains and demonstrates practical ways to manage center work and greatly increase the value of students' independent literacy time.

Using Literacy Centers to Strengthen Your Reading and Writing Program, Grades K-3 - DVD
This PD Resource Kit takes participants inside primary classrooms where teachers are using literacy centers to reinforce reading and writing skills and concepts.

Using Literacy Centers to Strengthen Your Reading and Writing Program, Grades K-3 - PDKIT
This PD Resource Kit takes participants inside primary classrooms where teachers are using literacy centers to reinforce reading and writing skills and concepts. These centers accommodate a wide range of student interests and reading levels, provide meaningful practice, and enable you to work directly with groups of students or individual children.