RE 5040 Fall 2011
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Response to Amanda
Mon Nov 21, 2011 16:25

Thanks! I know all upper Elementary teachers seem to have the same dilemma when it comes to decoding. I also use Words Their Way with my lower and mid level students. Exploring patterns help students to understand spelling as well as decoding polysyllabic words. Even though Word Build is similar to Word Trek, I think even my lower level students gained some insight into the meanings of words.

  • Morphemic decoding and Reading Comprehension - Amanda Solesbee, Fri Nov 18 23:37
    Lori and Amanda: Great presentation! I thought it was well planned out and presented well. Morphemic decoding and reading comprehension is what I call at “hot topic” in my world of teaching- just as... more
    • Not trying new things - Marlee Wright, Tue Nov 29 23:01
      I have seen the same thing, teacher who just want to do things the way they've always done them, no innovation or new approaches - how sad that is. I think those teachers are really doing a... more
      • Re: Not trying new things - whitney fisher, Tue Dec 13 22:19
        I think that's why research classes like this are really important. They remind teachers that there are a ton of resources out there. Also, we need to remember to use each other as resources.... more
      • visualizing - Amanda Solesbee, Thu Dec 8 00:00
        I agree and well said. I also was trying to visualize how I could use the two strategies in my own classroom. Though as we know, there are so many teachers out there that don't and won't change the... more
      • Re: Not trying new things - Nakita Carson, Wed Dec 7 19:42
        I agree Marlee! I think it truly comes out of a place of fear. They are afraid to try new things and only want to stick with what they are comfortable with. But education is ever changing and you... more
      • not trying new things - sarah patten, Sun Dec 4 18:17
        Isn't it depressing when teachers can't change their ways because it has been done this way for years...we need more out of the box thinking! No 2 children are alike. The more strategies or ways to... more
    • Response to Amanda - burchamal, Mon Nov 21 16:25
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RE 5040 Fall 2011