Monday, October 17, 2011


Can you believe you've already been in school for 30 days?! 

Please read on for resources on Reading Street K-6, and some important 7-12 information on CCSS:

Reading Street Users: 
From my literacy friends in Holt, who are also in their first year of using Reading Street, these are  short, sweet, and to the point YouTube videos on technology instructions for SuccessNet:

1.  Assigning Tests on

2. Adding Test Scores to

3. Adding and removing students from your roster

For additional technology help on Reading Street:
Or 1-800-848-9500

The MAISA website ( Michigan Association of Intermediate School Administrators) offers entire units aligned to the CCSS.  Download the zip files for your use.  The last time I saw free units, just a few months later they were pulled, and are now $30 to order!

Unpacking the CCSS
I hear the term "Unpacking" a lot with the CCSS, but the following is the first time I've seen anyone do it and publish it!

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

October 4th K-6 Meeting

Reading Street Notes

View the slideshow of notes from second year users, my classroom observations, and a sample outline of instruction: