Sonoma County Office of Education

Anita Archer Video Series

Anita Archer Strategic Literacy Videos

Dr. Anita Archer is a talented author and beloved teacher of teachers. This video series is one of her many gifts to the educational community. The series addresses strategic literacy instruction in grades K-8 using a “research to practice” approach grounded in pragmatic real-world application. Each video is 4-10 minutes long, has a strategic focus, and was shot unrehearsed in real time.

Viewing Guides and Videos

Videos and PDFs previously available on this web page can be found at Anita Archer's website on Explicit Instruction. PDFs can be found on the same page as a given video.

Leilan, Student
"I like Amarosa because there's a much smaller student count and so teachers can be one-on-one with you. They can actually help you and be one-on-one with you while the class is doing something else. I feel like that's a huge game-changer." - Leilan, Student