Vermont Reads Institute at UVM
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Making it Edgy! Putting Inquiry to Work for Deep Learning at the Unit and Lesson Level

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Setting Up for Success: Balanced Assessment Systems

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Assessment in a Multi-tiered System of Supports for RtII: Formative and Diagnostic Literacy Assessment

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The Vermont Reads Institute at the University of Vermont (VRI at UVM) conducts high-quality professional development and research in all areas of literacy. Working in partnership with state agencies and universities, we are dedicated to supporting school improvement and to serving all educators and children in Vermont.  In our literacy reform effort, we strive to enhance teacher and administrator knowledge and expertise, promote teacher reflection and decision-making, and help schools create conditions necessary for all children to enjoy high levels of achievement.

VRI at UVM offer four distinct projects; the Literacy Leadership Initiative (Gr. K-12), Bridging Project (Gr. 3-6),  Vermont Adolescent Literacy & Learning Initiative (Gr. 6-12), and Summer Institute (Gr. K-12).

Welcome


The Vermont Reads Institute at the University of Vermont (VRI at UVM) conducts high-quality professional development and research in all areas of literacy. Working in partnership with state agencies and universities, we are dedicated to supporting school improvement and to serving all educators and children in Vermont.  In our literacy reform effort, we strive to enhance teacher and administrator knowledge and expertise, promote teacher reflection and decision-making, and help schools create conditions necessary for all children to enjoy high levels of achievement.

VRI at UVM offer four distinct projects; the Literacy Leadership Initiative (Gr. K-12), Bridging Project (Gr. 3-6),  Vermont Adolescent Literacy & Learning Initiative (Gr. 6-12), and Summer Institute (Gr. K-12).

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March 20, 2015

Bring Children into the Room


Since my husband retired, he spends his time painting, cooking and surfing (the internet-that is). It’s wonderful after a long day of traveling to schools and engaging in the hard work we do to come home to a warm dinner and often a painting inspired by the ocean we love so much. I look forward to hearing the latest about friends and old acquaintances that he gathered from Facebook, texting, and random links he was somehow serendipitously connected to. With more time on his hands, and the availability of so much information through technology, “the […]

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