In a new Education Week commentary piece, public radio reporter Monica Brady-Myerov argues that reading same-language subtitles can boost students' literacy.
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July 29, 2015
July 29, 2015
Students who took music classes developed improved and lasting phonological skills that can translate to language abilities, new research finds.
July 09, 2015
Apprenticeships can engage students, prepare them with 21st century skills for high-demand, high-skilled jobs, and allow them to pursue higher education and training.
June 17, 2015
Emily Park-Friend, a 7th grade teacher from Denver, demonstrates a lesson in which she asks her English-language learners to utilize various forms of "communicative functions" to prepare for deeper thinking.
June 09, 2015
The former executive director of the National Council of Teachers of English died June 7 after a long illness.
May 27, 2015
Teacher Debora Gaten shows her elementary school students how to analyze imagery, figurative language, and their own emotions when reading poems.
May 13, 2015
To create an authentic learning experience, English language arts teacher Sarah Brown Wessling has her students analyze a text from the perspective of a reality TV producer.
April 29, 2015
In this 8th grade classroom, English-language learners engage in academic conversations, practicing "talk moves" like adding onto each others' responses, asking questions, and agreeing with what others say.
April 22, 2015
High school English teacher Sarah Brown Wessling challenges her students' thinking by having them apply their knowledge of a text and create a prototype of a person who pushes the limits.
March 25, 2015
Watch this team of teachers come together to teach a cross-disciplinary Socratic Seminar.