Heather Fisher is a literacy coach in Hudson, Massachusetts.
Heather Fisher describes the process of integrating sight word work into the existing curriculum.
Heather Fisher discusses planning for professional learning and finding meaning in reading on the podcast.
Heather Fisher explains how viewing excerpts from the same video multiple times can help students in book clubs hone their conversation and reflection skills.
Heather Fisher helps a first-grade teacher create a homework challenge as a way to make the practice more meaningful and engaging for students and families.
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.
Heather Fisher works with first graders to teach them the strategy of taking “mini-breaks” to sustain reading during workshops.
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