Articles about literacy


Real Students, Real Writing - NCTE

Last updated: 08/16/2018

Celia Genishi and Anne Dyson astutely noted in their book Children, Language, and Literacy: Diverse Learners in Diverse Times: This situation has not much improved. When I was te

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A Back To School Challenge

Last updated: 08/12/2018

The Adventures of Library Girl Email This BlogThis! Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Pinterest Yesterday, I stopped at Starbucks on my way home and had a conversation wi

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Teaching While Parenting: Unpacking the Phrase “I Hate School”

Last updated: 08/12/2018

Photo credit: Joseph Gonzalez on  Unsplash Teaching While Parenting: Unpacking the Phrase “I Hate School” By Kristine Mraz What do I want most for my baby? To be happy, to f

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Author Interview With Ellin Oliver Keene: 'Engaging Children'

Last updated: 08/10/2018

Ellin Oliver Keene agreed to answer a few questions about her new book, Engaging Children: Igniting a Drive for Deeper Learning. Ellin Oliver Keene is an author and consultant who

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Bushwick students attend summer literacy program

Last updated: 08/09/2018

Bushwick students attend summer literacy program Posted: Updated: BUSHWICK - Students at one public school in Brooklyn are sharpening their literacy skills over the summer while at

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Optimizing Literacy Instruction for our Special Education Students: Part 1

Last updated: 08/09/2018

I cannot help but feel troubled and anxious when a student is classified and given a label.  Even with Response to Intervention (RTI) in place, I worry and wonder if we did everyt

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Facebook, National Urban League to Partner on Digital-Skills Training

Last updated: 08/09/2018

Facebook is partnering with the National Urban League to provide digital skills training to entrepreneurs and small business owners across the U.S., the company announced this week

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Facebook Pushes Digital Literacy With New Lesson Library for Teachers

Last updated: 08/06/2018

In the wake of an international scandal over Facebook's opaque data practices and allegations that interest groups and foreign nations have exploited the platform to influence elec

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How books help children discuss difficult feelings - and feel less alone

Last updated: 08/06/2018

Fergal is Fuming is a brilliant new picture book about a dragon with a short temper - and how he learns to calm down. Now, author Robert Starling tells us how stories are invalua

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Improving Reading Skills Through Talking | Edutopia

Last updated: 08/06/2018

As a former middle school special education teacher and current tutor of middle and high school students, I often work with older children who struggle immensely with reading and w

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