By Christina Cassano, Assistant Professor, Salem State University
In my work with teachers and reading specialists, I am frequently asked questions regarding published literacy programs. Specifically, teachers and reading specialists want to know how to best modify the one-size-fits-all lesson to meet the needs of a range of learners or to make changes to make the lessons more developmentally-appropriate.
It is important to remember that you know the needs of the children in your classroom far better than any publisher. Trust your expertise! To help you with making changes to lessons, I’ve outlined a three-part approach that can help teachers and reading specialists consider if modifications are needed and how to make them quickly and effectively. … [Read More]