Tag Archives: Daniel Willingham

Notes From a Teacher

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.

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What Scientists Call Good Science:
An excerpt from Daniel Willingham’s
When Can You Trust the Experts?

Each year, teachers, administrators, and parents face a barrage of new education software, games, workbooks, and professional development programs purporting to be “based on the latest research.” While some of these products are rooted in solid science, the research behind … Read more.

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July 2012 Featured Releases

For more information on a particular book, just click on the cover. The Co-Teaching Book of Lists by Katherine Perez, Ed.D. (2012) — 9781118017449 Reading for Understanding: How Reading Apprenticeship Improves Disciplinary Learning in Secondary and College Classrooms, 2nd Edition … Read more.

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Do Comprehension Strategies Make Reading Boring?

This was written by cognitive scientist Daniel Willingham, a psychology professor at the University of Virginia. Originally published as a guest blog for Valerie Strauss’s column, The Answer Sheet: A School Survival Guide for Parents (And Everyone Else), www.washingtonpost.com, May … Read more.

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