When we who can read consider the many choices we have and decisions we make enriched by our ability to read, we may begin to glimpse into the lives of those who cannot read or read poorly.
Choosing a menu item, enjoying a good book, perusing the help wanted ads, discovering more about a culture that interests us, or planning a vacation;
we read without conscious attention to our reading, from making daily insignificant decisions to gaining immeasurable knowledge about the world and ourselves.
What a gift!
When reading skills elude our children, they experience social and emotional vacancies. No teacher chooses to be a teacher to see students fail, and there are always those students who we know we can reach, just how, though?
I offer several professional development options, the content of which is based on the evidence of what works for most students most of the time to help us reach those students who struggle. These