Teach and assess listening using the award-winning Listenwise program. Collections for English. social studies, science, and current events. Free lessons and educational podcasts available!
I have the greatest success in engaging students when I make deliberate connections between my students' most popular interests and the "stuff" of my class.
Browse our free collection of reading passages in all literary and nonfiction genres for grades 3-12.
Readers can get into a Catch 22: To improve requires much practice, but it's hard to get motivated to practice without success.
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Text structure should be taught starting in the primary grades.
You spend hours marking and commenting on student work, and then they don't even read your feedback. The solution is all in how you time it.
The ability to tell a good story is one of the things that makes human beings extraordinary. Here's the process I used to teach my own students how to do it.
Using checklists and achievement charts is effective in supporting student learning and encourages students to play an active role in the learning process.
If any Edutopia blogger could dream up making a checklist of checklists, it would be Todd Finley. Teachers, prepare to get organized!
Welcome to the Center on Instruction, your gateway to a cutting-edge collection of scientifically based research and information on K-12 instruction in reading, math, science, special education, and E
RTINetwork.org guides educators and families in the effective implementation of Response to Intervention (RTI) as a means to improve educational outcomes for all students.
The mission of the Newseum, located in Washington, D.C., is to increase public understanding of the importance of a free press and the First Amendment. Visitors experience the story of news, the role
The Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects (“the standards”) represent the next generation of K–12 standards design Appendix A, B, C
ESHB 2224 This page provides updates and information about the implementation of ESHB 2224 with an FAQ about 10th grade testing. The following document provides specific information about the shift to
For our entire 4th quarter, we are diving into identity and how it fits within our social comprehension guided by the work of the incredible new book from Sara K. Ahmed, Being the Change. As we st…
This organized and invaluable tool leads to articles, assessments, books, printables, lessons, Parent Pipelines, and Ready Reference Guides for each skill and strategy.
There are a number of ways to support the language and literacy development of English language learners (ELLs) that also allow students to participate more fully in classroom activities and lessons.
How are college- and career-ready standards, including the Common Core, different from other academic standards? The Shifts provide a frame that describes how these standards raise expectations across
What is the Digital Library? The Smarter Balanced Digital Library is a critical component of the Smarter Balanced system of assessments. The Digital Library contains professional learning resources an