16 Inspirational Quotes From Children's Literature
These timeless quotes from children's literature are guaranteed to inspire, no matter what age you are.
What Doesn’t Work: Literacy Practices We Should Abandon
5 things teachers should stop doing. Don't let these time-wasters take away from valuable instruction time.
The Giver and How Novel Study Turned My Students Into Readers - Performing in Education
Common Core in Action: Using Digital Storytelling Tools in the ELA Classroom
A storytelling app helps students use technology to produce and publish writing, collaborate with others, and hit the College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards for Writing.
Strategies and Resources for Supporting English-Language Learners
Being an English-language learner in the United States is no honeymoon. Efforts to support ELLs have often been well meaning but misinformed. Indeed, a lot of assumptions about how to serve ELLs need to be checked. In this article, UC Berkeley experts Margaret Bridge and Bruce Fuller offer three examples of these faulty assumptions.
Spark Student Motivation-Reading Counts
Is Reading Counts a program like AR or something? Love your prizes...no homework for the rest of the year must be VERY motivational lol! Jessica Literacy Spark I love your prizes! My highest student is in our 200 point club, which is amazing for him because last year he ended the year with 45! Do…
Read Slowly to Benefit Your Brain and Cut Stress
At least 30 minutes of uninterrupted reading can improve concentration, boost listening skills and cut stress levels.
Have You Ever Wondered What's Going On Inside the Brain of a Struggling Reader? - WeAreTeachers
One of the best parts of being a teacher is that we get to see the almost infinite number of paths children take in becoming readers. A few come into first grade already carrying their tattered copies of Harry Potter. […]