We were pleased to have the opportunity to write a foreword for Kari Yates (@KariYates) and Christina Nosek’s (@ChristinaNosek) new book, To Know and Nurture a Reader: Conferring with Confidence and Joy (Stenhouse Publishers, 2018).While this lovely text is rife with practical wisdom, one of our favorite takeaways is a tidbit of language that is so widely…
Who's Doing the Work?Welcome to Burkins and Yaris
Our overarching goal at Burkins & Yaris is to assist children in becoming proficient readers and writers. This begins with the people who teach them.
We believe that effective change happens from the inside out. We know that when teachers understand the foundations of how children learn to read and write, they are better equipped to teach students. Teachers need opportunities to learn new techniques and strategies that inform their instruction.