Melissa Styger teaches third grade in Centralia, Washington.
Melissa Styger confers with a fourth-grade student who is reading two novels simultaneously, and shares her criteria for determining when it’s appropriate for students to read multiple texts.
Melissa Styger rethinks the way she teaches reading strategies, emphasizing putting them to use over defining them.
Melissa Styger invites colleagues and family members into the classroom to share their writing process with students.
Melissa Styger confers with a fourth-grade student using a template to help students track thinking and comprehension.
Melissa Styger has some simple suggestions for streamlining and improving student-written responses to read alouds.