We’re very pleased to announce that Rigorous Reading by Doug Fisher and Nancy Frey has been selected as a 2015 winner of the Teachers’ Choice Awards in the category of Professional Development.
This award is presented by Learning Magazine, which has a circulation of 150,000. The Teachers’
Daily instruction on comprehension in reading
During the last 30 years, scholars on learning-to-read have developed and studied a number of practical avenues to teach reading— particularly how to teach students to find the meaning in text (see, especially, Duffy, G.G. (2003) Explaining Reading, N.Y.: Guilford
As a former university professor who taught pre-service teachers I enjoy hearing from former students who have entered the ranks of education and have found their place working among supportive colleagues. Occasionally, though, I hear from a novice who has been demoralized by a toxic
I love baseball. The pace of the game may be too slow for others; it’s just right for me. I can sit behind one of the dugouts in any stadium with a soda the size of an ice bucket, slather my hot dog (and my
Hopefully you're already on Twitter. And maybe you've heard of this thing called a hashtag. But did you know that hashtags are more than just a witty word/phrase? They're actually a way to have a conversation! It's called a Twitterchat.
Twitterchats are conversations that people have
We’re very pleased to announce that Facilitating Authentic Learning, Grades 6-12 by Laura Thomas has been selected as a winner of Library Media Connection’s Editor’s Choice Awards in the category of Professional Reading!
According to Library Media Connection Magazine, “award winners are being recognized for their
Education in America has been around for several hundred years now, going back to colonial times in the 17th century. Back then, teachers were not only content experts, but also models for moral standards for children. I imagine that the concept of applying “moral turpitude”
“Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.” ― Voltaire
“Successful people ask better questions, and as a result, they get better answers.” – Tony Robbins
“Who questions much, shall learn much, and retain much.” – Francis Bacon
“The important thing is not to stop
The Common Core does a pretty good job of laying out some key cognitive skills students need to be ready for career or college.
But here’s the bold claim I’ll spend this post supporting: if you aim at the Common Core goals alone, emphasizing the four
The start of a new school year holds the promise of new learning and new opportunities for students. As teachers we have the ability to make the weather in our classrooms, understanding that the climate created will influence the degree to which this promise is