At a literacy conference where the majority of sessions were focused on practical application in the classroom, the term "common core" was sometimes circumvented, or explicitly avoided.
Having students do one- to two-minute writing prompts throughout the day can help build writing fluency and confidenceand is also an easy way to differentiate instruction, a K-6 literacy coach told ILA conference attendees.
The project, now five years old, gets students, classrooms, and authors connecting through technology while reading the same books.
The U.S. team won the International Math Olympiad for the first time since 1994.
At the International Literacy Association conference here, renowned reading expert Timothy Rasinski shared some of his favorite ways for developing students' foundational reading skillsmany of which involve word play.
Starting today, about 6,000 educators, researchers, librarians, and experts are gathering here for three days of literacy professional development.
We profile a New York City high school where students have to explain and defend their ideas in major year-long projects in order to earn their diplomas.
The authors conclude that treasure hunts using GPS technology could energize the lesson plans of teachers across different subjects.
Common-core instructional materials are being used in all states, including those that the repealed or never adopted the standards, as well as internationally.
On Twitter, educators discussed their summer professional-development plans, and what they'd like to do differently in their classrooms this fall.