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Lucy Calkins and TCRWP Series Overview Series: K-5 Writing, Up the Ladder, Middle School Writing, K-5 Reading, Phonics, Middle School Reading, Classroom Libraries
Type of Resource: Series Overviews and Flyers, Research and Efficacy

This booklet presents an in-depth look at all the units, tools, and methods for teaching reading and writing, K–8 from Lucy Calkins and Teachers College Reading and Writing Project colleagues. The booklet contains an overview discussion of the reading and writing units of study, unit summaries, an overview of the TCRWP Classroom Libraries, a description of professional development options from Teachers College, and more.


Lucy Calkins and TCRWP Series Overview
Lucy Calkins and TCRWP Series Overview

This booklet presents an in-depth look at all the units, tools, and methods for teaching reading and writing, K–8 from Lucy Calkins and Teachers College Reading and Writing Project colleagues. The booklet contains an overview discussion of the reading and writing units of study, unit summaries, an overview of the TCRWP Classroom Libraries, a description of professional development options from Teachers College, and more.

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Lucy Calkins and TCRWP Series Overview
Lucy Calkins and TCRWP Series Overview

This booklet presents an in-depth look at all the units, tools, and methods for teaching reading and writing, K–8 from Lucy Calkins and Teachers College Reading and Writing Project colleagues. The booklet contains an overview discussion of the reading and writing units of study, unit summaries, an overview of the TCRWP Classroom Libraries, a description of professional development options from Teachers College, and more.

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TCRWP Efficacy Data Report NY 2018 Series: K-5 Writing, Up the Ladder, Middle School Writing, K-5 Reading, Phonics, Middle School Reading, Classroom Libraries
Type of Resource: Research and Efficacy, Articles and Info Sheets

The Teachers College Reading and Writing Project at Columbia University tracks student achievement and student growth in a variety of ways, including using running records to measure growth in reading levels, using performance assessments to measure students’ growth in higher order text-based thinking, and using normed on-demand argument, information, and narrative writing to measure growth in writing. They also collect state testing data. This report examines state testing data in New York state and New York City from 2018.


TCRWP Efficacy Data Report NY 2018
TCRWP Efficacy Data Report NY 2018
The Teachers College Reading and Writing Project at Columbia University tracks student achievement and student growth in a variety of ways, including using running records to measure growth in reading levels, using performance assessments to measure students’ growth in higher order text-based thinking, and using normed on-demand argument, information, and narrative writing to measure growth in writing. They also collect state testing data. This report examines state testing data in New York state and New York City from 2018.

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TCRWP Efficacy Data Report NY 2018
TCRWP Efficacy Data Report NY 2018
The Teachers College Reading and Writing Project at Columbia University tracks student achievement and student growth in a variety of ways, including using running records to measure growth in reading levels, using performance assessments to measure students’ growth in higher order text-based thinking, and using normed on-demand argument, information, and narrative writing to measure growth in writing. They also collect state testing data. This report examines state testing data in New York state and New York City from 2018.

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TCRWP Efficacy Data Report: CA 2018 Series: K-5 Writing, Up the Ladder, Middle School Writing, K-5 Reading, Phonics, Middle School Reading, Classroom Libraries
Type of Resource: Research and Efficacy, Articles and Info Sheets

The Teachers College Reading and Writing Project at Columbia University tracks student achievement and student growth in a variety of ways, including using running records to measure growth in reading levels, using performance assessments to measure students’ growth in higher order text-based thinking, and using normed on-demand argument, information, and narrative writing to measure growth in writing. They also collect state testing data. This report examines state testing data in California for 2017-2018.


TCRWP Efficacy Data Report: CA 2018
TCRWP Efficacy Data Report: CA 2018
The Teachers College Reading and Writing Project at Columbia University tracks student achievement and student growth in a variety of ways, including using running records to measure growth in reading levels, using performance assessments to measure students’ growth in higher order text-based thinking, and using normed on-demand argument, information, and narrative writing to measure growth in writing. They also collect state testing data. This report examines state testing data in California for 2017-2018.

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TCRWP Efficacy Data Report: CA 2018
TCRWP Efficacy Data Report: CA 2018
The Teachers College Reading and Writing Project at Columbia University tracks student achievement and student growth in a variety of ways, including using running records to measure growth in reading levels, using performance assessments to measure students’ growth in higher order text-based thinking, and using normed on-demand argument, information, and narrative writing to measure growth in writing. They also collect state testing data. This report examines state testing data in California for 2017-2018.

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TCRWP Efficacy Data Report: CT 2018 Series: K-5 Writing, Up the Ladder, Middle School Writing, K-5 Reading, Phonics, Middle School Reading, Classroom Libraries
Type of Resource: Research and Efficacy, Articles and Info Sheets

The Teachers College Reading and Writing Project at Columbia University tracks student achievement and student growth in a variety of ways, including using running records to measure growth in reading levels, using performance assessments to measure students’ growth in higher order text-based thinking, and using normed on-demand argument, information, and narrative writing to measure growth in writing. They also collect state testing data. This report examines state testing data in Connecticut for 2017-2018.


TCRWP Efficacy Data Report: CT 2018
TCRWP Efficacy Data Report: CT 2018
The Teachers College Reading and Writing Project at Columbia University tracks student achievement and student growth in a variety of ways, including using running records to measure growth in reading levels, using performance assessments to measure students’ growth in higher order text-based thinking, and using normed on-demand argument, information, and narrative writing to measure growth in writing. They also collect state testing data. This report examines state testing data in Connecticut for 2017-2018.

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TCRWP Efficacy Data Report: CT 2018
TCRWP Efficacy Data Report: CT 2018
The Teachers College Reading and Writing Project at Columbia University tracks student achievement and student growth in a variety of ways, including using running records to measure growth in reading levels, using performance assessments to measure students’ growth in higher order text-based thinking, and using normed on-demand argument, information, and narrative writing to measure growth in writing. They also collect state testing data. This report examines state testing data in Connecticut for 2017-2018.

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TCRWP Efficacy Data Report: NY 2014–2017 Series: K-5 Writing, Up the Ladder, Middle School Writing, K-5 Reading, Phonics, Middle School Reading, Classroom Libraries
Type of Resource: Research and Efficacy, Articles and Info Sheets

The Teachers College Reading and Writing Project at Columbia University tracks student achievement and student growth in a variety of ways, including using running records to measure growth in reading levels, using performance assessments to measure students’ growth in higher order text-based thinking, and using normed on-demand argument, information, and narrative writing to measure growth in writing. They also collect state testing data. This report examines state testing data in New York from 2014–2017.


TCRWP Efficacy Data Report: NY 2014–2017
TCRWP Efficacy Data Report: NY 2014–2017
The Teachers College Reading and Writing Project at Columbia University tracks student achievement and student growth in a variety of ways, including using running records to measure growth in reading levels, using performance assessments to measure students’ growth in higher order text-based thinking, and using normed on-demand argument, information, and narrative writing to measure growth in writing. They also collect state testing data. This report examines state testing data in New York from 2014–2017.

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TCRWP Efficacy Data Report: NY 2014–2017
TCRWP Efficacy Data Report: NY 2014–2017
The Teachers College Reading and Writing Project at Columbia University tracks student achievement and student growth in a variety of ways, including using running records to measure growth in reading levels, using performance assessments to measure students’ growth in higher order text-based thinking, and using normed on-demand argument, information, and narrative writing to measure growth in writing. They also collect state testing data. This report examines state testing data in New York from 2014–2017.

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Units of Study Research Base Series: K-5 Writing, Up the Ladder, Middle School Writing, K-5 Reading, Phonics, Middle School Reading, Classroom Libraries
Type of Resource: Research and Efficacy, Articles and Info Sheets

This document provides an overview of the core beliefs and values that guide the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project towards the goal of preparing kids for any reading and writing task they will face and turning them into life-long, confident readers and writers who display agency and independence. 


Units of Study Research Base
Units of Study Research Base
This document provides an overview of the core beliefs and values that guide the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project towards the goal of preparing kids for any reading and writing task they will face and turning them into life-long, confident readers and writers who display agency and independence. 

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Units of Study Research Base
Units of Study Research Base
This document provides an overview of the core beliefs and values that guide the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project towards the goal of preparing kids for any reading and writing task they will face and turning them into life-long, confident readers and writers who display agency and independence. 

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Writing Workshop: One District's Journey Series: K-5 Writing, Middle School Writing
Type of Resource: Videos, Research and Efficacy

Jessie Miller, the curriculum coordinator for elementary English language arts and social studies for the Katy Independent School District in Texas, describes how she and her teachers have developed a district-wide focus on writing instruction that has been transformative for both teachers and students.


Writing Workshop: One District's Journey
Writing Workshop: One District's Journey
Jessie Miller, the curriculum coordinator for elementary English language arts and social studies for the Katy Independent School District in Texas, describes how she and her teachers have developed a district-wide focus on writing instruction that has been transformative for both teachers and students.

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Writing Workshop: One District's Journey
Writing Workshop: One District's Journey
Jessie Miller, the curriculum coordinator for elementary English language arts and social studies for the Katy Independent School District in Texas, describes how she and her teachers have developed a district-wide focus on writing instruction that has been transformative for both teachers and students.

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AIR Study Preliminary Report Series: K-5 Writing, Middle School Writing, K-5 Reading, Middle School Reading
Type of Resource: Research and Efficacy

This study examines reading and writing achievement data of students in New York City schools and presents the results of the analysis. Results show that the language arts achievement of schools that have been affiliated with the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project (TCRWP)—that is, schools where teachers received professional support from TCRWP staff and where TCRWP teaching resources have been used—improved over time relative to schools without TCRWP affiliation.


AIR Study Preliminary Report
AIR Study Preliminary Report
This study examines reading and writing achievement data of students in New York City schools and presents the results of the analysis. Results show that the language arts achievement of schools that have been affiliated with the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project (TCRWP)—that is, schools where teachers received professional support from TCRWP staff and where TCRWP teaching resources have been used—improved over time relative to schools without TCRWP affiliation.

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AIR Study Preliminary Report
AIR Study Preliminary Report
This study examines reading and writing achievement data of students in New York City schools and presents the results of the analysis. Results show that the language arts achievement of schools that have been affiliated with the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project (TCRWP)—that is, schools where teachers received professional support from TCRWP staff and where TCRWP teaching resources have been used—improved over time relative to schools without TCRWP affiliation.

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Profiles in Literacy: NY Case Studies Series: K-5 Writing, Up the Ladder, Middle School Writing, K-5 Reading, Phonics, Middle School Reading, Classroom Libraries
Type of Resource: Research and Efficacy

The Teachers College Reading and Writing Project (TCRWP) focuses a spotlight on a selection of New York City schools that have benefited from their long-term relationship with the Project. See their journey—the early challenges and careful tending required to ensure all students are growing as readers and writers, regardless of background or circumstance. As one principal put it, “You have to believe in the work. If you can’t put your heart completely into it, don’t bother.”


Profiles in Literacy: NY Case Studies
Profiles in Literacy: NY Case Studies
The Teachers College Reading and Writing Project (TCRWP) focuses a spotlight on a selection of New York City schools that have benefited from their long-term relationship with the Project. See their journey—the early challenges and careful tending required to ensure all students are growing as readers and writers, regardless of background or circumstance. As one principal put it, “You have to believe in the work. If you can’t put your heart completely into it, don’t bother.”

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Profiles in Literacy: NY Case Studies
Profiles in Literacy: NY Case Studies
The Teachers College Reading and Writing Project (TCRWP) focuses a spotlight on a selection of New York City schools that have benefited from their long-term relationship with the Project. See their journey—the early challenges and careful tending required to ensure all students are growing as readers and writers, regardless of background or circumstance. As one principal put it, “You have to believe in the work. If you can’t put your heart completely into it, don’t bother.”

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Profiles in Literacy: WI Case Studies Series: K-5 Writing, Up the Ladder, Middle School Writing, K-5 Reading, Phonics, Middle School Reading, Classroom Libraries
Type of Resource: Research and Efficacy

The Teachers College Reading and Writing Project (TCRWP) focuses a spotlight on three Wisconsin schools that have adopted the TCRWP curriculum and experienced a true transformation. See the steps—and challenges— school leaders faced along the way to implementation, the insights gained during their relationship with TCRWP, and benefits derived. Without hesitation, all three school leaders featured say the journey has been worth it. When asked to describe her school today, one principal noted, “This is a cognitively active and joyful place to learn.”

 


Profiles in Literacy: WI Case Studies
Profiles in Literacy: WI Case Studies

The Teachers College Reading and Writing Project (TCRWP) focuses a spotlight on three Wisconsin schools that have adopted the TCRWP curriculum and experienced a true transformation. See the steps—and challenges— school leaders faced along the way to implementation, the insights gained during their relationship with TCRWP, and benefits derived. Without hesitation, all three school leaders featured say the journey has been worth it. When asked to describe her school today, one principal noted, “This is a cognitively active and joyful place to learn.”

 

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Profiles in Literacy: WI Case Studies
Profiles in Literacy: WI Case Studies

The Teachers College Reading and Writing Project (TCRWP) focuses a spotlight on three Wisconsin schools that have adopted the TCRWP curriculum and experienced a true transformation. See the steps—and challenges— school leaders faced along the way to implementation, the insights gained during their relationship with TCRWP, and benefits derived. Without hesitation, all three school leaders featured say the journey has been worth it. When asked to describe her school today, one principal noted, “This is a cognitively active and joyful place to learn.”

 

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