Articles about literacy


Using Picture Books With Older Students – A How-to Guide

Last updated: 06/20/2018

I have written extensively about the use of picture books within our classroom and yet there are still questions that keep coming up.  No worries as I realized that I had yet to m

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I Will Not Check My Son's Grades Online Five Times a Day

Last updated: 06/20/2018

U.S. I Will Not Check My Son's Grades Online Five Times a Day More and more schools are adopting student information software, allowing millions of parents to monitor their kids' a

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Fostering a Love for Reading in Children

Last updated: 06/19/2018

Discussing sound literacy instruction, supporting teachers and defending public education Sunday, June 17, 2018 Fostering a Love for Reading in Children A recent article in Educati

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Transforming Teaching and Learning with Digital Tools

Last updated: 06/19/2018

Sunday, June 17, 2018 Transforming Teaching and Learning with Digital Tools "Helping teachers seek out connections with others fuels their creativity and generates a feeling of sup

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Fun Assessment for Silent Sustained Reading

Last updated: 06/19/2018

My 90 minute English class begins with 15 minutes of silent sustained reading every day. I prioritize this time because I know students won’t love every book we read as part of

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Parenting Books About Literacy that Will Change Your Life - Biracial Bookworms LLC

Last updated: 06/19/2018

Biracial Bookworms LLC Bethany M. Edwards 0 Parent Education , Teaching Strategies book enthusiasts , children book activists , literacy books for parents , parenting books , raisi

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Turkey’s biggest library to open in Istanbul

Last updated: 06/17/2018

Istanbul, a sprawling city of 15 million people, will soon open its doors to the country's largest public library. The historic Rami Artillery Quarters, built in the 1770s in Eyup

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Strategies and Structures for Teaching Reading and Writing

Last updated: 06/17/2018

Drawing from Jen's bestselling resources The Writing Strategies Book and The Reading Strategies Book, this workshop will help you understand how to find goals for your readers and

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Reading Aloud — The Greatest Gift Your Kids Will Give You | Brightly

Last updated: 06/16/2018

The pleading started when my children were about eleven. “Can we have a story tonight? Just one chapter? Oh, go on, pleeease?” However much I begged, it was pretty clear that

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Beyond the ‘Reading Wars’: How the science of reading can improve literacy

Last updated: 06/15/2018

A new scientific report from an international team of psychological researchers aims to resolve the so-called “reading wars,” emphasizing the importance of teaching phonics in

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