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The Negative Effect of Walk to Read

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Here we explore some of the research and resources you will need to illustrate the importance of keeping your own students for literacy instruction.. 

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Is Reading Aloud to Children Really That Important?

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This research article will have you, as well as parents, reading aloud to students more than once each day!

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High-Stakes Test Prep

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Janice Such shares how elements from Daily 5 and CAFE can prepare students to develop and demonstrate their literacy skills in high-stakes test-taking situations. 

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All-Important Evidence, Part 2 of 2

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Thirteen additional ways for learners to use text evidence in their literacy work.

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A Testimony to the CAFE Menu and Focused Instruction

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This conference is a testimony to the power of the CAFE Menu and how focused instruction and layering strategies can help our students be powerful, proficient readers.

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The CAFE Menu and Beanie Babies?

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Gail and Joan weigh in on this new take on CAFE.

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Research and The Daily 5 and CAFE–The Power of Reading

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The research could not be more clear. If we want to produce readers, we have to get them reading.

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Daily 5 and CAFE featured in Education Week's Blog

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Have you ever been asked to show your school leaders proof that Daily 5 and CAFE will work with students? Peter Dewitt, a school administrator and blogger for Education Week admits to doing just that. Check out the interview by Peter as we were guests of his blog post. He always keeps us thinking.

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Sisters on The Spot–Meaningful Work for Students

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Kristen Pitnick puts us on the spot by asking a question regarding materials, assignments, and busy work. Let's listen in.

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Curricular Coherence–Working Together With Interventionists

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We don't always see the growth we'd like in our most at risk students. How can we design focused, intentional and effective interventions for these and all students so they can grow and achieve academically?

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Our Historical Overview of Reading Instruction

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This article gives you a glimpse into our professional journey and evolution as teachers.

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Changes to the CAFE Menu

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The CAFE Menu has undergone many changes since we developed it.  Here is a look at what we consider when adding or deleting from the CAFE Menu.

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