This week's Showcase comes to us following a recommendation from incoming Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment Karen Fredericks, and it will be a different experience than we usually share. For this visit, we get to join BTMES 3rd-grade teacher Merrin Rousseau's reading group for an eyewitness account of how children learn to read. Typically, our goal is to show you a 2-3 minute snapshot of some of the learning opportunities we have for our students across the arts, athletics, and academics. For this, however, we are taking a much deeper look into how students learn to read with a talented teacher and their classmates. This eight-minute clip includes two separate uncut mini-lessons with Ms. Rousseau and two students. This is going to be worth your time!