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Link: Teaching Reading: K-2

Sheila Owen's Kindergarten Class

Becoming Readers and Writers

 
Students looking upwards.
  

In Sheila Owen's kindergarten class, all five- and six-year olds are "readers and writers from day one."

Analyzing the Video:
  Before Viewing
  First Impressions
  Looking Closer
  Summing Up

 Ms. Owen.

"I believe that the best thing a teacher can do is to watch her students. And so kid watching is what I do... so that we are immediately following up on the children's needs and moving them farther every day."
Sheila Owen

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