How David Foster Wallace Taught Students To Respond To One Another’s Writing by Terry Heick One of my favorite genres of writing is the essay, and one of my favorite essayists is David Foster Wallace. Wallace–or DFW if you’re okay with that–was equal part non-conforming, angst-ridden rebel and submissive lover of formal language and all…
What Is The MAP Reading Fluency Test? A Literacy Assessment Tool For Teachers by TeachThought Staff This is sponsored content. NWEA.org asked us to let you know about the tool but we created all content free from editorial influence. We focused it objectively on clarifying the tool and its features in a way teachers interested…
Digital literacy is changing reading–not at its core necessarily, but certainly at its edges as it expands to include new kinds of ‘reading.’
Which are the best books to promote social justice and activism? Which can encourage students to change their world?
Teach students morphological strategies to figure out words they do not know, in addition to context-clue strategies.
Increasingly, books aren’t thought of as entertainment or even as ways to learn; they are thought of in terms of their form: as books.
The purpose of Cornell Notes is to distill complex text, arguments, etc. into a format useful for reflection and study.
Digital Literacy is increasingly important in an age where many students read more from screens than they do from books.
How to cite a tweet depends on context, but generally begin with the username, then add the verbatim tweet in quotations.
How I Helped My Students Assess Their Own Writing contributed by Peg Grafwallner, M.Ed. As the School Support Teacher/Reading Specialist of a large urban high school, I create, develop, implement and assess lessons with teachers of all content areas. I consider myself extremely lucky because every day is a new learning and every day is a…
Making reading a contest may result in more books read, but may not create the ‘reader’ you’re hoping to create.
A simple way for students to build background knowledge and improve literacy skills, here are 10 ways to use ReadWorks in the classroom.
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