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This past week in first grade we took on a couple of function words for our investigation. When we first started our SWI journey, these words were the most challenging to bring to a study because they often didn’t have other relatives that shared a...

After the exciting Word Bag lesson that sparked so much interest, the teachers came to me with some big questions. One of the children created a word family at home that contained several cards reading <mom> and a few cards with long strings of random letters....

Lyn Anderson (Beyond the Word) first introduced us to the joy of the Word Bag game several years ago now. It’s a simple teaching strategy, but it inspires a kind of magical curiosity in kids. It’s genius. The teacher creates a set of words that share...

The new school year has begun at The Nueva School where I am the SWI Coach, and already stories about words have been flying my way. The third grade teachers introduced a project on the first day to help their students build a deeper sense...