Randi Ahrndt

Posts by Randi Ahrndt

Randi Ahrndt is Book Creator's Head of Literacy Learning. With over 15 years experience in education as a Principal, Literacy Coach and Elementary Teacher, Randi brings a unique perspective to our team. She is a wife and boy mom x3, who loves reading, tacos and travel.
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What is Be An Author Month?

Be An Author Month happens in March every year—a whole month dedicated to inspiring every student to embrace their creativity, articulate their thoughts, and harness the strength of their voice.
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Diving into Phonics: Get our new Digraphs and Vowel Teams templates

A quick recap of what phonics is, and how digraphs and vowel teams relate to phonics. When you’re done, grab our templates!
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Enhance Literacy Skills with Book Creator: Mastering the 5 Pillars of Reading

The 5 pillars of literacy are phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension. These pillars really come alive when underpinned by the foundations of motivation and access – that’s where Book Creator comes in.
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The Importance of Rhyming in Phonological Awareness for Early Language Development

Learn why rhyming is so important to developing literacy skills and grab our new Book Creator templates to help teach rhyming in your classroom.
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From A to Zing! Learn the Alphabet with Book Creator

Check out these new student templates available in Book Creator to support foundational literacy, designed by our Head of Literacy Learning, Randi Ahrndt.
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Why color matters: Unlocking the magic of color in education

Book Creator’s Head of Literacy Learning Randi Ahrndt on how to unlock the magic of color theory in education (and how our latest feature update can help with that!).
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