A new national survey finds that parents don't know how to make the most of the quality family time they have with their children.
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February 13, 2014
February 12, 2014
Celebrate Darwin Day with books, activities, and coverage from the Teaching Now blog.
February 11, 2014
With so many other tools at their fingertips, how do we get our students to fall in love with words?
February 05, 2014
A new issue of English Journal centers on teachers using fiction and nonfiction to work together across subject areas.
January 28, 2014
Three new titles suggest ways for incorporating graphic novels, multimedia production, and other media across the curriculum.
January 23, 2014
The mayor of Louisville, Ky., is challenging children under the age of 5 to read 1,000 books before starting kindergarten.
December 30, 2013
Early hearing skills may be a better predictor of elementary reading and spelling performance than other cognitive skills like working memory, finds a new study in Child Development.
December 09, 2013
With the help of a reading specialist, a 90-year-old World War II veteran conquers illiteracy.
December 02, 2013
A child who does not leave his or her public education endowed with the same body of knowledge as his or her peers is consigned to second-class citizenship
November 27, 2013
If we elevate the value of reading, model and communicate, teach skills and solutions to reading challenges and set a goal of 'all students will read well,' perhaps the love of reading, for some, will be part of the result.