Laura Robb

Author, Teacher, Coach, & Speaker

 

laura-robbLaura Robb

Author, Teacher, Coach, & Speaker

Author, teacher, coach, and speaker, Laura Robb has completed 43 years of teaching in grades 4-8.

She presently coaches teachers in reading/writing workshop at Powhatan School in Virginia and coaches teachers in grades K-8 in Staunton, Virginia, Long Island, and Ann Arbor, Michigan, and West Nyack, New York.

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New from Laura

  • Check out Unlocking Complex Texts: A Systematic Framework for Building Adolescents’ Comprehension, now on Amazon! This book is the instructional reading piece and each lesson takes 15-20 minutes to deliver. Lessons build vocabulary, apply the reading standards of the Common Core, and integrate writing about reading. The CD has conference forms, rubrics, 46 short selections for teaching reading, journaling, and much more!
  • Read and share Robb’s newsletter filled with teaching tips! Look for issues published to the website in August, October, January, March, and May.
  • Go to Heinemann.com for Robb’s SMART WRITING: Practical Units for Middle School Writers. This First Hand product includes a DVD and student handbook.

Laura's Pick

Teaching Reading

Teaching Reading

In this completely revised and updated edition of a best-selling classic, master teacher Laura Robb reflects on how her teaching has evolved over the ten years since the book’s initial publication. Drawing on current research and her most recent classroom experiences with students all over the country, Robb presents abundant new material, including fresh literacy vignettes that showcase lessons and learning experiences.

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Featured Book

Unlocking Complex TextsUnlocking Complex Texts: A Systematic Framework for Building Adolescents’ Comprehension.

Give students the tools they need to comprehend complex texts with these research-based, classroom-tested lessons from master teacher Laura Robb. The comprehensive three-part system—teacher modeling, guided practice, and independent practice.

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Featured Book

Reading Intervention ToolkitReading Intervention Toolkit

In this must-read book, Laura Robb uses what she’s learned from her vast teaching experience to provide the research-based tools needed to improve students’ reading comprehension. This practical resource offers classroom-tested interventions to use with struggling readers in 5-, 10 to 15-, and 30 to 40-minute settings.

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