Tag Archives: Maddie Witter

Jossey-Bass Authors Around the Web

If you missed our updates on Facebook or Twitter, here’s what some of our authors have been up to recently: Donalyn Miller is on a blog tour, supporting Reading in the Wild. Check out the book trailer at Mr. Schu’s … Read more.

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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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Improving Students’ Reading Comprehension

An article posted yesterday in the New York Times examined students’ performances in math and reading, finding that students are collectively performing better in math than in reading across a number of schools and districts. Two charter networks mentioned, Uncommon … Read more.

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Testing 1, 2, 3: Crafting Reading Assessments

Reading assessments are a great tool for tracking how your students are doing in a number of different categories. By assessing frequently and on a regular basis, you can assess your students’ abilities from a collection of data gathered over time rather than … Read more.

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A New Book from KIPP: Reading Without Limits

This handy guidebook and map gives teachers, schools, and districts the help they need to move their kids to the highest level of fervor, stamina, and love of learning and independent thinking. This book provides a unique structure of choice; … Read more.

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Vote For Your Favorite Title

We are looking for the best title for a new book on teaching reading by Maddie Witter. We’ve narrowed it down to just three. Let us know which title you would be more inclined to pick up. Thank you for … Read more.

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