Read a book to your student. Then read it again but, this time, have the child read along with you as much as he can. Reading in unison is a great way to support fluent reading.

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Off the Page: Got Goals?

Posted on November 14, 2017 in News

It’s November and, therefore, it’s time for a new episode of “Off the Page.” In this segment, I am sharing a goal setting tool from 30 Days to the Co-Taught Classroom. Don’t skip this one if you don’t co-teach, though! This strategy is a smart one and can work well for any …

Something new…

Posted on October 05, 2017 in Differentiating Instruction

Today I am debuting my “Off the Page” vlog series. I will be sharing 1-2 videos each month to help you better understand some of the material in my books. Hope you enjoy the content and the format!

Can “baseball cards” improve your collaborative relationships?

Posted on August 30, 2017 in News

I recently stumbled on this article by Leah Fessler. I loved her idea for supporting collaborative teams. I won’t steal her thunder by describing too much here, but as you read, consider how a “baseball card” idea of crafting and sharing all-about-me information could be used by staff members, by students and their peers, and by students and their …

A book trailer to share

Posted on August 24, 2017 in News

If you are interested in my newest book, Universal Design Daily, but have not yet bought a copy because you were hoping to watch a peppy book trailer about it before you made the purchase, you are in luck! I just posted such a trailer on YouTube. Take a peek and …

It’s not even my birthday…

Posted on June 30, 2017 in News

For no reason at all, I was presented with an awesome gift today! My youngest daughter and my mother-in-law conspired to make me a bedazzled 30 Days to the Co-Taught Classroom card! Look closely…and you will see the “Paula” on the card is wearing apple earrings to go with her…

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