SQ3R stands for Survey, Question, Read, Recite, and Review. It is a study strategy for students designed to increase engagement and retention of a text.
Rewordify attempts to simplify the text at the vocabulary level (as opposed to syntactical, structural, or idea level) to make complex texts easier to read.
Since many boys do not read teacher-privileged literary fiction texts at home, many of them classify themselves as non-readers.
In understanding the shift from literacy to digital literacy, it may help to take a look at the underlying assumptions of digital literacy.
While screen time certainly matters, focusing only on time is like developing a literacy program that focuses only on ‘minutes read.’
SRE is an initialism representing three central tenets of argument making: Statement, Reason, Evidence (or Example, Explain, or Expand).
Reading is personal but we often focus on the mechanics instead of the people and the strategies instead of the living and breathing happening around us.
With layering meaning, students read that material first, which helps them build background knowledge and learn specialized vocabulary.
Innovation In Libraries Can Lead To Innovation In Schools by Terry Heick Libraries are brilliant because books are brilliant. So how we organize those books is no small matter—and deserves additional scrutiny as technology changes things. Let’s look then at this idea first as a matter of symbolism, then function: What books are, and how…
A Simple Definition For Poetry by Terry Heick As an English teacher, my students would ask me ‘what a poem is’ and before I could get two sentences in their eyes would glaze over and I’d have lost them talking about language and literary devices and the human soul and suffering and beauty. And it’s…
10 Ideas For Using Technology To Teach Writing by TeachThought Staff There are a variety of tech tools and methods out there for teaching writing that can make the process easier and more fun for both teachers and students. While not every high-tech way of teaching writing will work for every class or every student,…
Ask students to explain in writing a mistake they made. The explanation should include exactly where they went wrong in their calculations.
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