Too many schools are producing non-readers at an alarming rate, but it doesn't have to be that way. Pernille Ripp and I talk about how to change things.
I remember the first time I heard the phrase "student-centered classroom" and I almost chuckled. I had always believed my classroom was about the students, they were the reason we taught and my foc
There are two key considerations when planning a curriculum that supports success with ELA exams: time and level of text complexity.
Comprehension depends on what you already know. Let’s start there.
Four tips for taking advantage of apps and other tools to encourage students to read.
Student inquiry is at the heart of student choice. When students are able to ask their own questions, they can chase their curiosity and tap into thei...
In a previous post , I shared about the power of keystone habits. The ideas are based on the book The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do...
Students often lack the metacognitive skills they need to succeed, but they can develop these skills by addressing some simple questions.
Four tips for including the news in your curriculum while helping students cope with the abundance of negative stories.