Book Study Supports

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Welcome Video – You’re Doing a Book Study!

In this video we welcome book study participants, provide encouragement for the work ahead, and highlight the resources we’ve created to support your study.

Video – An Author Guided Peek Inside the Book

In this video we walk you through the structure of the book, helping you understand it’s intentional design, which will make your reading and/or book club experience more meaningful.

Shifting the Balance Podcast Series

In this podcast series we share a bit about the journey that led us to write Shifting the Balance, address misconceptions that have discouraged educators from incorporating the science of reading into the balanced literacy classroom, and encourage courageous actions toward brighter outcomes for students, beginning wherever you are.

You can listen here or find this series on Spotify, Apple, or Audible.

Shifting the Balance Study Guide

Whether you’re doing a deep dive into the book on your own, reading with the teacher next door, or participating in a formal book club, this guide is for you.  Download, print, and tuck this tool inside your notebook as a helpful companion for your journey.