A Beginning Primer for Implementing the Common Core Standards

in English Language Arts for Elementary Teachers, Grades 3 – 5

By Dan Rocchio, Ed. D.

Maryville University


Reading Strategies for All Seasons

By Lorene Reid

MSC-IRA Vice President


The Common Core and the Classroom Library

By Cheryl Dickemper

Collection Development Manager at Booksource


Linking Oral Language Development with Reading

By Tamara Jo Rhomberg

National Literacy Consultant for Zaner-Bloser


 Common Core and the Classroom Library

By Cheryl Dickemper, Collection Manager, Booksource


Teaching and Learning Through Books

"Learning Through Engagement"

By Dr. Tom Cornell, Webster University


Non-Fiction Writing: 

Having Students Respond to Their Learning Through Non-Fiction Writing

By Connie Buckman, Literacy Coach, Francis Howell School District


Building a Strong Foundation for Writer’s Workshop

with Writer’s Notebooks 

By Sarah Valter, Instructional Coach, Lindbergh School District


A Current Look at Comprehension Strategy Instruction:

Implications for Practice

By Dr. Dan Rocchio, Maryville University


Let's Not Forget the Major Value of a Really Old Practice

By Dr. Dick Burnett