Volume 3 • Issue 1

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Volume 3 • Issue 1

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Editorial
Catherine Kurkjian

FEATURE ARTICLES
A Close Reading Journey with Dr. Nancy Boyles
Maureen Billings

Vocabulary Is Comprehension: Why Teachers Should Focus on Building Students’ Word Knowledge
Laura Robb

Fluency Matters
Timothy Rasinski

Comprehension Instruction and the Common Core: Scaffolding Primary Readers to Complex Text
Kathy Barclay and Laura Stewart

DEPARTMENTS:

CHILDREN’S AND YOUNG ADULT LITERATURE

Reality We Dream Together: The Jane Addams Children’s Book Award
Susan C. Griffith

TEACHER RESEARCH

Increasing the Literacy-Based Understanding of High-Achieving Elementary Students through Self-Guided Literature Circles
Alison Perry

Classroom Blogging: A Recipe for Student Success Through Consistency
Katherine Simpson

NEW LITERACIES

The Myth of the Digital Native
Martha M. Bless

Hacking Your Sourcing Skills: Teaching Credibility with Mozilla’s Webmaker Tools
J. Gregory McVerry

Digital Storytelling and Narrative Writing
Julia Kara-Soteriou & Ashley Callan

 

REVIEWS OF PROFESSIONAL BOOKS
Jane Logie, Aggie Burns, and Elizabeth Peterson