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A Protocol for Argument Work in Read Aloud

In Mary Ehrenworth's keynote address at the Reading Institute, she suggested working on argument during read aloud.
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TCRWP Twitter Spotlight!

Read through the #TCRWP's Twitter Guide to learn helpful ways to improve the learning in your schools and districts! Read more»
P.S. 54 Oscar Night!

New York City is certainly no stranger to red carpet events, but needless to say, when PS 54, hosted their own black-tie affair, it was a night to remember! Read more»
Parents as Writing Partners

A look back on Mary Ehrenworth's article in Educational Leadership Read more»
Preparing Children for the Summer Ahead

With summer fast approaching, you are probably starting to think about ways to support your students' reading and writing development through the summer months. Read more»
TCRWP Job Board

TC students have recently graduated and now are busy interviewing for positions and doing demonstration lessons. Read more»
Running Records -- Powerful Assessment Tools

As teachers conduct running records, the initial goal is often to see if readers are ready to move into the next level.
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A TCRWP Day for Classroom Tech

No matter the speed with which it is happening, change is inevitable: technology is changing the way that teachers plan and teach and the ways that students learn.
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Five Easy Tips for Increasing Volume in Writing Workshop

Adapted from The Quick Guide to Reaching Struggling Writers By Colleeen Cruz
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The Units of Study 2014-2015 Seminars

See when we'll be in the following cities: New York, NY, Phoenix, AZ, Denver, CO, Houston, TX, Dallas, TX, Orlando, FL
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American History and Content Area Literacy Institute

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A Look Back at the TCRWP Argument Institute
"The TCRWP hosted its first institute on argumentation. The week was kicked off at Teachers College, beginning with words from Lucy, followed by a keynote from Doug Reeves"
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Nell K. Duke, Researcher with a Heart
"All kids have prior knowledge. The question is, does it match what they are learning in school?"
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April 9th's Op-Ed in the The New York Times
Liz Phillips, Principal of P.S. 321 in Brooklyn, discussed this year's English Language Arts test and the need for transparency in standardized testing.
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Content Area Mini Institute
Each February, educators across the globe come to the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project's Institute on Content Area Literacy.
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January 2014 TCRWP Coaching Institute
Braving the harsh January winds, teachers, coaches and administrators ascended upon the warm comforts of Teachers College for the 11th Annual Coaching Institute.
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Carmen Fariña Addresses TCRWP Principals
"We dreamed of this moment," with these words, Lucy Calkins welcomed Carmen Fariña, New York City Schools Chancellor, to address the March 2014 Principals Conference.
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Top 5 Ways to Become a Stronger Writing Teacher: A Book Study of Writing Pathways
Insightful conversations about writing assessments and tracking student progress across the unit and year.
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Independent Reading
What does upper grade and middle school independent reading look like, what does the research say, and how do you know if it's going well?
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Units of Study in Opinion, Information, and Narrative Writing Rubric FAQs
In recent months, the TCRWP has fielded several questions about the assessment system.
Using Charts to Review and Reflect
Charts offer the perfect opportunity for review and reflection because they are the visual record of the teaching and learning that has occurred in any classroom.
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Regents Adjust Common Core Implementation
Read and find out about the adjustments that the state is planning around the implementation of the Common Core.
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Around the Room (and World): A View of Workshop Classrooms
The Teachers College Reading and Writing Project is delighted to present a series of video clips highlighting the work of teachers in their classrooms.
Reading Rescue
The Teachers College Reading and Writing Project has become the home for Reading Rescue, a powerful, tested approach to reading intervention. Read more...
TCRWP Twitter Book Chats
The TCRWP has established Twitter Chats every Wednesday evening from 7:30-8:30 EST."
How Can I Help at Home? 5 Ways to Support Your Child’s Reading and Writing Life
Parents often ask, "What can I do to help my child with reading and writing?"
Hej Hej (Hey Hey) from Gothenburg, Sweden!
The Teachers College Reading and Writing Project has been presenting Reading and Writing Institutes in Gothenburg, Sweden, the second largest city in Sweden, since 2009.
Reflecting on the TCRWP Coaching Writing Institute
“If you can imagine things aren’t quite what they seem, and dream of possibilities that only you can dream of, then anything can happen.” From Imagine by Bart Vivian
Educational Leadership: Unlocking Secrets of Complex Text
Read about teaching students about reading complex texts in last month's Educational Leadership. Mary Ehrenworth...
85th Annual Saturday Reunion

“And that’s how it all began. With a vacuum cleaner. Really.” And with this line, from Kate DiCamillo’s new book, Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures, the 85th Teachers...
Revised performance assessments, grades K-8, are now available on our website. Click here for access to the files and updated information.
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