TRT Podcast #78: Rethinking running records ... should we be using something else instead? Should we use running records? In today's episode we'll talk about why the running record isn't the useful tool I once thought it was. We'll also share resources you can use instead ... and what to do if your school still requires that you use running records. Full episode transcript Related blog ... Read More
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TRT Podcast#77: Whole class vocabulary activities to make those words STICK These simple activities will help your students make new words part of their expressive vocabulary ... and they take just a few minutes each! Listen to the episode here Full episode transcript Related resources Do's and don'ts for teaching vocabulary (blog post) Bringing Words to Life, by Beck & Beck Word Nerds, ... Read More
TRT Podcast#76: A simple template for reading comprehension lessons So - you're reading an on-grade-level text with the whole class. How can you make this reading comprehension lesson interesting, engaging, and useful for ALL your students? Today's episode will give you a simple template you can follow to make these lessons a success! Listen to the episode here Full episode transcript Related ... Read More
TRT Podcast#75: 6 Ways to build fluency Without fluency, our students will struggle to comprehend what they read. Here are six ways to build fluency in a variety of settings. Let me know if you try the last one! Listen to the episode here Full episode transcript Related resources Core's Teaching Reading Sourcebook, by Honig, Diamond & GutlohnThe Megabook of Fluency, by Rasinksi and Cheesman ... Read More
TRT Podcast#74: 6 strategies for reading multisyllable words Do you have students who struggle to read longer words? These six strategies will give you the tools you need to help. #4 is my favorite! Listen to the episode here Full episode transcript Related resources Teaching Word Recognition, by Rollanda E. O'ConnorSix Syllable Types - Reading RocketsReading Multisyllable Words video with ... Read More
TRT Podcast#73: 5 ways to build the alphabetic principle The alphabetic principle is the understanding that printed letters represent sounds - it sounds simple, but not all kids grasp this concept. Without it, they can't learn to read! Here are five simple ways to build the alphabetic principle. Listen to the episode here Full episode transcript Related resources The Alphabetic Principle - blog post ... Read More