This week's "question-of-the-week" is: Based on your research and what you've seen and experienced in the classroom, what are the five best practices teachers can do to help their students become better learners? Please share your thoughts in the comments or, if you prefer, feel free to email th...
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March 19, 2014
March 18, 2014
Today, staff from Stanford's "Understanding Language," Mary Cappellini and Paul Boyd-Batstone share their thoughts on teaching English Language Learners. I've also included comments from readers.
March 15, 2014
Four educators -- Karen Nemeth, Judie Haynes, David Deubelbeiss and Julie Goldman -- provide suggestions on how we can better support English Language Learners in the classroom.
March 12, 2014
This week's question-of-the-week is: "What are the greatest challenges to improving ELL student achievement, and how can we overcome them? What are the best strategies schools can use to close the achievement gap for students with disabilities and English Language Learners?"
February 27, 2014
Educators Jeffrey Wilhelm and Michael Smith are co-authors of the new book, Reading Unbound. This interview with them is a special follow-up to the three-part series on developing life-long readers that I published earlier this week.
February 22, 2014
Jason Flom and many readers share their suggestions on how to develop life-long readers.
February 19, 2014
Educators Kristi Mraz, Marjorie Martinelli, Kathy Barclay and Cindi Rigsbee contribute their thoughts on how to help develop life-long readers.
February 16, 2014
Donalyn Miller, Mark Barnes and Christopher Lehman contribute their suggestions on how we can help develop life-long readers.
February 12, 2014
This week's question-of-the-week is "I am a college student currently in a children's literature class so my question is...How will I get my early elementary students engaged in reading? What strategies can I use to make sure they will fully understand the books we read? How can I ensure that I will create life-long readers?"
February 10, 2014
Today, Tanya Baker from The National Writing Project discusses implications The Maker Movement has for different content areas, National Teacher of the Year Jeff Charbonneau elaborates further on its connect to STEM, and Leslie Texas and Tammy Jones make a connection to Project-Based Learning.