Overview In this second grade planning meeting, teachers from Fall Hamilton in Nashville, TN engage in a text talk about a story in their curriculum that they will use in upcoming instruction.More
In this video, literacy experts David and Meredith Liben of Student Achievement Partners share their thoughts on a text-first approach.More
Overview “Juicy sentences,” also called “language dives,” are strategies to help students gain access to the ideas encoded within a complex text, one sentence at a time. Complex sentences often hold important meaning within a text, and unpacking...More
Overview In this video, we see the Dean of Instruction from Fall Hamilton, in Nashville TN give her perspective on what leader support to teachers should look like with text based planning. We also see a clip of the leader supporting her 3rd grade...More
Overview In this video, the principal at Fall Hamilton in Nashville, TN shares advice for other leaders about how to handle pushback from teachers when transitioning to a text based approach to planning.More
Overview In this virtual learning module, you’ll find a detailed overview of the IPG, and its roots within the standards and instructional equity. Based on your grade band focus, you will have an opportunity to observe classroom video...More
Overview Use the materials below to build knowledge and support schools with providing effective and high-quality instruction for all students, and in particular, English Language Learners. Check Me Out First! Principles for ELL Instruction...More
Overview Use the materials below to support schools with foundational skills instruction and reading comprehension in grades K-2. Check out our section for upper grades as well for reading remediation support. Curious where to go next? Check out the...More
Overview Our vision for equitable instruction in literacy centers on maximizing the use of a highly-aligned curriculum so that all students are provided with: ongoing, coherent learning experiences that build knowledge of words and the world to...More

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