TeacherGoal #6: Explicitly Teach Reading Comprehension with Cassie Tabrizi

“You need to know that reading comprehension begins with listening comprehension. Even when you’re reading a book, an article,  you’re hearing a word, you’re saying in your head or you’re reading it out loud.” 


Cassie Tabrizi
Founder, Create-Abilities

In this week’s episode, we will continue talking about reading skills. Today, we're going to focus on how to teach reading comprehension skills. Cassie Tabrizi is an expert in this area, and she will give us relevant and useful strategies we can implement to develop this skill.

Cassie is the owner and founder of Create-abilities.com. She obtained her English as a Second Language endorsement and her Master's degree in Curriculum and Instructional Design. Cassie works with teachers all around the world as she creates resources, provides free webinar training, and hosts live teacher training online. Her main goal is to bring classroom ideas and resources that were differentiated, engaging, and meaningful for elementary educators.

If you want to know how to develop reading comprehension skills, this episode is for you!

3 TeacherGoal Tips

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Tip 1:
To explicitly teach reading comprehension, start by helping students develop listening comprehension skills

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Tip 2:
Spend 2-4 weeks teaching units of study rather than individual texts

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Tip 3:
Focusing on reading comprehension empowers students to read and understand more complex texts

This Episode Features...

Cassie Tabrizi

As the owner and founder of Create-abilities.com, Cassie Tabrizi is passionate about bringing classroom ideas and resources to life for elementary educators everywhere. Cassie graduated from the University of Utah in 2008. From there, she went on to teach 3rd grade at a Title 1 elementary school. While teaching, she obtained her English as a Second Language endorsement and her Master's degree in Curriculum and Instructional Design. The endorsement and degree helped her work passionately to create materials that were differentiated, engaging, and meaningful. Today, she works with teachers all around the world as she creates resources, provides free webinar training's, and hosts live teacher training's online.

Erica Terry, Host

Erica Terry is a 19 year educator with experience as Chief Academic Officer, School Counselor and High School Science Teacher. 

She is the author of Classroom to CEO in 30 Days and founder of Healthy Wealthy Educators, where she provides actionable tools and resources that empower you to live a healthy lifestyle and build generational wealth by creating multiple streams of income. 

While inspiring educators to create a life they love embodies her professional passion, her husband, Melvin and daughter, Eva are the driving force and greatest blessings in her life. You can find her hanging out on Instagram @healthywealthyeducators

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