Heather Fisher is a literacy coach in Hudson, Massachusetts.
Heather Fisher finds the key to independence for many first graders is lots of visual reminders in classrooms.
"We don't have enough leveled texts!" is the cry from teachers. Heather Fisher helps them move beyond the school book room to more creative online resources to meet students' needs, and move beyond narrow definitions of text suitability.
If children can choose just-right reading spots, they will have more stamina for reading. Heather Fisher explains how she works with first-grade teachers and students to build this skill.
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