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small group instruction

Kim Buryanek Q&A

Critical Elements of Implementing Small-Group, Skills-Based Instruction

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Iowa Reading Research Center

Posted on: September 19, 2017
The addition of quality teaching materials and support from the Iowa Reading Research Center led to common beneficial practices used by teachers across schools during implementation of small-group, skills-based literacy instruction at Sioux City Community School District.

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Successfully Using Small Group Instruction Tip #3

By:  
Jessica Sidler Folsom, Ph.D.
Deborah K. Reed, Ph.D.

Posted on: August 9, 2016
When implementing small group literacy instruction, know your resources and how to pick the best one for each student to enhance his or her learning.

Small group of students reading a book

Successfully Using Small Group Instruction Tip #2

By:  
Jessica Sidler Folsom, Ph.D.
Deborah K. Reed, Ph.D.

Posted on: August 2, 2016
One of the biggest challenges to using small group instruction is figuring out what to do with the rest of the students when they are not meeting with the teacher.