Creative Ideas, Strategies, & Tools For Reaching And Meeting The Needs Of All Learners

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Kelly Harmon & Associates began in 2001 with a mission of instructional coaching and providing rich literacy resources for educators and parents. Our work incorporates research-based best practices for teaching and learning.

Kelly Harmon and Randi Anderson


Kelly Harmon & Associates provide outstanding, highly practical seminars and workshops to schools throughout the United States. We customize the content of the workshop to meet the needs of each school or district. Contact our office at 817-583-1290 to schedule an onsite workshop.

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Scaffolding Up!

<p><span style="font-family: &quot;Open Sans&quot;, &quot;Lucida Grande&quot;, arial, sans-serif;">Tier one classroom instruction is always about learning grade level standards. But what about the kids that aren't quite there yet? How do we scaffold them up to achieve those standards? Here are a few ways to make accommodations that get kids where they need to be.</span><br></p><div><span style="font-family: &quot;Open Sans&quot;, &quot;Lucida Grande&quot;, arial, sans-serif;"><br></span></div>
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Productive Struggle

<p><span style="font-family: &quot;Open Sans&quot;, &quot;Lucida Grande&quot;, arial, sans-serif;">Did you know that the first antibiotic, Penicillin, was discovered from a productive struggle that Dr. Alexander Fleming was in? Yes, a productive struggle is what lead to the discovery of the life saving drug in 1928! Dr. Fleming discovered mold growing in petri dishes after returning from summer vacation and said that the mold had contaminated his study. He later discovered that the mold actually stopped bacteria from growing.</span><br></p>
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End-of-Year Reading & Writing Activities

<p><span style="font-family: &quot;Open Sans&quot;, &quot;Lucida Grande&quot;, arial, sans-serif;">The end of the year is upon us. Just in case you are running out of steam, here are some ideas for May/June to keep students engaged in reading and writing.</span><br></p>
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