5th Grade Teacher, Lisa Caponigro, teaches students to multiply decimals. Caponigro links new information to previous learning to help students develop and understand a new skill. Looking for more specific standard/grade lessons, tasks or...More
Overview In this virtual learning module, you’ll get a holistic view of the NF progression across grades, then build your knowledge of the standards within your own grade level. Most importantly, you’ll learn about NF by working through...More
Overview In this virtual learning module, you’ll learn about the purpose of TDQs, and what TDQs are. You’ll also get a chance to practice writing some TDQs of your own. We recommend this module for anyone who would like to learn more...More
Overview In this virtual learning module, you’ll learn about why building world knowledge is essential to teaching literacy and advancing equity in the classroom. You’ll also get a chance to observe two teachers and study text sets...More
Meredith Liben, Director of Literacy and English Language Arts at Student Achievement Partners discusses creating micro research moments throughout the literacy time to enable interdisciplinary learning.More
Meredith Liben, Director of Literacy and English Language Arts at Student Achievement Partners discusses balancing the three literacy shifts in order to meet the Common Core State Standards.More
Meredith Liben, Director of Literacy and English Language Arts at Student Achievement Partners discusses using the CCSS to balance context and background reading with classroom lessons to build world knowledge.More
Meredith Liben, Director of Literacy and English Language Arts at Student Achievement Partners discusses bringing a variety of exciting subjects into the lower grade classroom through state literacy standards. Liben also provides insight into...More
The 4th Grade team shares the story of their two-year journey with text based planning. They discuss the evolution in their planning and instructional approach (developing themes, linking texts, text-dependent questioning), the integration of...More

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