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Empowering Students to Take Ownership of Their Reading Comprehension

As a literacy specialist, I work closely with students who struggle with reading comprehension.  My colleagues and I are well-versed in the[...]
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Scaffolding Academic Discussions for English Language Learners

James Britton, a British educator, stated that "reading and writing float on a sea of talk."
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How Instructional Coaches Can Support Teachers in the Writing Process

Supporting students in their writing development is rewarding, but it can also be exhausting. One of the best ways instructional coaches can support[...]
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Strategies to Support Questioning and Discussion in a Literacy Classroom

"I was made for the library, not the classroom. The classroom was a jail of other people's interests. The library was open, unending, free." -[...]
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Unpacking Student-Centered Instruction for Literacy: A Blog Series

Student-centered literacy instruction is a skills-rich and text-robust approach to teaching literacy that emphasizes student choice and ownership of[...]
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Top 5 Instructional Strategies for Student-Centered Teaching and Learning

One of the most prominent themes in K-12 education right now is student-centered instruction.  Brown University Education Alliance defines a[...]
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Helping Students Fill Gaps with Mastery-Based Progressions

In my 20-plus years in the classroom, I have always wanted to get away from teaching to the middle. I’d often ask myself: How do I challenge all[...]
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Four Tips for Making this School Year Your Best One Yet

The 2019-2020 school year is upon us! It feels like just a few weeks ago we were saying goodbye to students and colleagues and heading into a summer[...]
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Top 10 Ways to Get Students Speaking in the Target Language (Part 2)

Last week we started our three-part series on supporting students to speak in their target language. In this post, Kelly provides strategies for[...]
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Top 10 Ways to Get Students Speaking in the Target Language (Part 1)

As much as world language teachers spend much of their curriculum developing 3 out of the 4 modes of communication (reading, writing, and listening),[...]
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