Articles about language arts


February #NCTEchat: The Canon of Our Community - NCTE

Last updated: 02/17/2018

Jazmen Moore (@jazmen_moore), Chicago, IL Crystal Beach (@cbeach717), Metro-Atlanta, Georgia Committee Against Racism and Bias in the Teaching of EnglishFebruary 18, 2018—8 p.m.

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Independent reading: It’s for everyone!

Last updated: 02/10/2018

I love to read. I have a long textual lineage that begins with my father reading Goodnight Moon aloud to me each night, racing to the library every two weeks to retrieve the next B

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Hacking Silent Reading Time

Last updated: 02/09/2018

My Own Genius Hour Joy Kirr is a middle school teacher, author, and speaker. Her 7th grade ELA (English Language Arts) classes are working to improve their lives through student-di

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Misconceptions about Teaching Grammar | Language Arts Classroom

Last updated: 02/07/2018

I advocate teaching grammar, clearly. I read grammar books and studies because I am passionate about grammar. I write about methods for teaching grammar because I’ve seen studen

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6 of The Best Web Tools to Create Class Newspapers

Last updated: 01/23/2018

Digital newspaper creation is a multimodal literacy activity you can use with your students in class to target a wide range of academic skills. The pedagogic benefits of such a tas

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The Simple System For Planning Project Based Learning Experiences

Last updated: 01/20/2018

The most successful teaching begins, therefore, with clarity about desired learning outcomes and about the evidence that will show that learning has occurred. Grant Wiggins and Ja

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Creating a Rubric | Language Arts Classroom

Last updated: 01/19/2018

Creating a rubric for an activity, presentation, or paper? It’s daunting. A dozen years into teaching, and I often stare at the screen, fearful of not getting it right. Welcome

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