Literacy Collection

Literacy Collection

This important collection explores how to use reading and writing conferences to guide independent work, incorporate spelling and grammar into writer's workshop, engage high school students in academic writing, and more. Authors featured include Aimee Buckner, Linda Dorn, Kelly Gallagher, and Debbie Miller.

21 videos | 25+ hours

1 year subscription = $1,575
3 year subscription= $3,675

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A Day of Words

Watch as Max Brand demonstrates how to help students become students who search for, study, and celebrate words by noting new vocabulary in every curricular area. (3–6)

75 Minutes
1-year:$ 150
3-year:$ 350
Academic Literacy

Learn how practice in academic writing, ongoing guided discussions, mastery of literacy and technical terms, and peer mentoring help students acquire the literacy skills they need to succeed in college and beyond. (6–12)

40 Minutes
1-year:$ 75
3-year:$ 175
Building Adolescent Readers

Discover how to engage students with a variety of difficult novels and texts, helping them develop the skills and behaviors of lifelong readers. (6–12)

90 Minutes
1-year:$ 150
3-year:$ 350
Strategy Instruction in Action

Watch as explicit reading comprehension instruction unfolds, as teachers model thinking and give students time to practice the strategies proficient readers use to make sense of text. (K–8)

120 Minutes
1-year:$ 150
3-year:$ 350
Collaborative Conferences

Learn how collaborative conferences allow teachers to pool knowledge and engage in focused dialogues designed to improve students’ writing. (K–6)

12 Minutes
1-year:$ 15
3-year:$ 35
Conferring with Boys

Discover the key elements of successful conferences with boys—allowing plenty of wait time, homing in on a specific text, and discussing the reading and writing strategies the student is using. (3–6)

10 Minutes
1-year:$ 15
3-year:$ 35
Fluency Rubric

Watch Debbie show students how to use a fluency rubric to self-assess and score their own fluency on a four-step scale. (3–5)

12 Minutes
1-year:$ 15
3-year:$ 35
Focus on Spelling

Learn how to instill purposeful, smart spelling instruction—learning words, exploring sounds, investigating letters and spelling patterns, and discovering generalizations—that is efficient and developmentally appropriate. (K–8)

120 Minutes
1-year:$ 150
3-year:$ 350
Inside Notebooks

Explore how writer’s notebooks allow students to brainstorm ideas, test strategies, craft writing, and draft, revise, and edit. (3–6)

70 Minutes
1-year:$ 150
3-year:$ 350
Inside Reading and Writing Workshops

Look at the mini-lessons and conferences that occur during reading and writing workshops with a diverse group of students. (K–3)

106 Minutes
1-year:$ 150
3-year:$ 350
Launching Literacy Stations

Watch as Debbie and two classroom teachers create a thriving stations program that builds academic and collaborative skills across the curriculum. (K–3)

102 Minutes
1-year:$ 150
3-year:$ 350
Literature Groups All Year Long

Learn how to use teacher study groups to build a reflective, research-based community within a school. (3–6)

30 Minutes
1-year:$ 75
3-year:$ 175
Looking Into Literature Circles

Learn how to form and support literature circles, help students run their own discussions, involve parents, and more. (K–12)

15 Minutes
1-year:$ 15
3-year:$ 35
Organizing for Literacy

Learn how to create a culture of professionalism that can lead to dramatic gains in teacher efficacy and student achievement. (K–3)

120 Minutes
1-year:$ 150
3-year:$ 350
Results That Last

Find out how to implement an apprenticeship literacy model, including assessing student performance, mentoring teams of teachers, using literacy to promote schoolwide change, and embedding schoolwide professional development. (K–3)

120 Minutes
1-year:$ 150
3-year:$ 350
Stepping Up with Literacy Stations

Explore how to use literacy stations in grades three through six to provide reading and writing practice in the content areas and to support achievement. (3–6)

90 Minutes
1-year:$ 150
3-year:$ 350
Strategic Thinking

Watch as teachers focus on two essential reading strategies for intermediate and middle-grades students: inferring in fiction and determining importance in nonfiction. (4–8)

120 Minutes
1-year:$ 150
3-year:$ 350
Teaching Apostrophes

Watch as Jeff Anderson uses mentor texts and playful strategies to engage writers in grammar and editing. (4–8)

15 Minutes
1-year:$ 15
3-year:$ 35
Daily 5 Alive!

Watch how to launch three of the “Dailies”—Read to Self, Read to Someone, and Work on Writing. (K–5)

85 Minutes
1-year:$ 150
3-year:$ 350
Joy of Conferring

Focus in with Debbie as she conducts individual reading conferences with students whose needs range from decoding and comprehension to writing thoughtful responses. (K–3)

75 Minutes
1-year:$ 150
3-year:$ 350
Think Small!

Learn how to form groups, organize for small-group instruction, write lesson plans, and support student independence. (K–2)

90 Minutes
1-year:$ 150
3-year:$ 350
Time for Nonfiction

Learn how literacy centers energize the classroom, discover how whole-class mini lessons integrate content with language process, and see some of the original ways students respond to nonfiction reading. (K–3)

120 Minutes
1-year:$ 150
3-year:$ 350
Twenty Questions Homework

Watch as Kelly demonstrates a simple alternative to traditional high school homework assignments—students craft twenty questions as they read an assigned text, which then guide in-class discussions. (4–12)

10 Minutes
1-year:$ 15
3-year:$ 35
Up & Running with the Daily 5

Join Gail and Joan as they work with third- and fifth-grade teachers on launching the 10 Steps to Independence, differentiating tasks, modeling support strategies, demonstration brain-compatible lessons, and introducing Math Daily 3.

105 Minutes
1-year:$ 150
3-year:$ 350
What is Visual Literacy?

Discover how to teach students to “read and write” with visual information, such as charts, maps, graphs, illustrations, timelines, and more. (K–6)

50 Minutes
1-year:$ 75
3-year:$ 175