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Fiction, Nonfiction, Topic- and Skills-based Reading
Here is a link to the CMS landing Page of the new resources you have available to try (must sign in to the intranet). Ms. Grossman and I went to the training. For Reading A-Z or Raz Kids, Check out what is available by signing in with your first inital and whole last name(s) then click Forgot password.
Here are my training notes (includes a pro-con list.) Quick takeaway: it's worth a look when you are trying to give kids reading practice or a specific skill. Not page-turning exciting but Plenty of books, pretty good discussion questions, Tons of ready made activities and very skills based!
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Lisa Gurthie is the PD facilitator at Piedmont IB Middle School. She specializes in tech and arts integration, interdisciplinary holistic education, and unschooling school to reconnect academia to real life. One day she will modernize her "about" page. She curates this blog for the professional development convenience of the teachers at Piedmont, but the editorial comments are her own.