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Reading is not a set of Pre-K, K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd plus grade level skills. Reading occurs on a continuum and classrooms must be built to assess and teach where each student is on that continuum. Learn more at

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Now available the Reading Aptitude Continuum provides teachers with a framework that allows you to see skills in a progression that will aide your students in becoming successful readers.

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You Can't Teach a Class You Can't Manage Study Guide

You Can't Teach a Class You Can't Manage was written to address multiple factors that contribute to classroom management, along with offering solutions on how to approach discipline problems. This guide will aid individuals and groups in thinking about management of classrooms, as well as plan for sustained change that will help create classrooms where the focus is on learning, not on management.

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Last updated January 11, 2019