Raymond Almiran Montgomery, the publisher-turned-author of the popular Choose Your Own Adventure book series, passed away Nov. 9; he was 79 years old.
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November 21, 2014
November 20, 2014
Preschoolers whose parents received text messages offering reading tips showed literacy gains, according to a study released by the National Bureau of Economic Research this month.
November 12, 2014
Teaching holidays can be an interruption from regular instruction, or they can be an opportunity for rich, common- core aligned discussions. Now that's something worth celebrating!
November 11, 2014
Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber, a Democrat, has presented a wide-ranging package of education initiatives that include a focus on early education, reading, and English-language learners.
November 03, 2014
Colorado language arts teacher Alicia Urie defends her decision to teach The Outsiders, saying that good writing can make students cry, but they will be better for it.
October 12, 2014
Two medical groups have launched efforts to encourage parents to read, talk, and sing with their children as early as birth.
October 06, 2014
Teachers and academic scholars are debating ways to interpret, and teach, the text-complexity expectations of the Common Core State Standards.
October 02, 2014
A 2010 survey by Scholastic offered hints into the worries about online and digital reading now being raised by researchers.
October 01, 2014
If multiple-choice tests are out of sync with deeper project based learning, should teachers abandon them?
September 30, 2014
University of Connecticut researchers say a new study points to significant income-based gaps in how students read and comprehend material on the Internet.