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Sarah Tantillo is a literacy consultant who has taught high school English and Humanities in both suburban and urban public schools for over fifteen years. Below, hear her discuss The Literacy Cookbook, a guide to teaching reading comprehension, writing, and oral … Read more.
As you’ll read in the excerpt below, giving students a diverse library in the classroom involves more than an overstuffed bookshelf. Per the author, “The heart of a reading and writing workshop is the classroom library…[it] provides authentic material to … Read more.
Let’s face it: summer is too short. And you already have a massive pile of books that you want to read, not to mention the ones you “need” to read. So we won’t pile on too much. Below are our … Read more.
Larry Ferlazzo talks with Donalyn Miller about close reading, Common Core, empowering students to be readers, and her popular reading books, The Book Whisperer, and Reading in the Wild. LISTEN HERE! Donalyn Miller has worked with a variety of upper … Read more.
Whole Novels for the Whole Class is a practical, field-tested guide to implementing a student-centered literature program that promotes critical thinking and literary understanding through the study of novels with middle school students. Rather than using novels simply to teach … Read more.
August 26th is National Youth Literacy Day! How will you and your students be celebrating? If you or your students want to celebrate the day and have a little fun, our friends at 826 National have some cool writing projects for every day leading … Read more.
Written by Ruth Schoenbach, Lynn Murphy, and Cynthia Greenleaf, co-directors of the WestEd-sponsored Strategic Literacy Initiative (SLI), this significantly updated second edition of the bestselling book contains strategies for helping students in middle school through community college gain the reading … Read more.
by Christi Carpenter, teacher and Jossey-Bass’ summer teacher consultant When I was in college and I engaged in competitive reading, I developed a rule for seasonal fiction reading: read American authors in the summer, Russians in the winter, and Brit … Read more.
With school out for the summer, it can be hard to keep kids entertained in a way that fosters their creativity. Perhaps, between television, tablets, and laptops, they’re relying on screens more than you’d like. Or maybe you’d like them to periodically … Read more.