What I’m doing to help combat disinformation online

I’ve spent a lot of time the past two years reading and figuring out how to use technology and critical thinking to identify false information. […]

Here’s How Educators Are Using Smore to Send out Their Summer Reading Lists

Summer is right around the corner, and so we’ve compiled a bunch of fantastic Summer Reading newsletters that we think capture the excitement of reading […]

11 Characteristics Of Struggling Readers

Whether it’s something a student has struggled with in the past, or progression isn’t happening at an expected rate, reading is a common struggle for […]

Tips for Encouraging Learners of All Ages to Read

Today I was the guest moderator for #Edcontentchat thanks to Barbara Mascareno (@spanish4kiddos). The chat is only 30 minutes and we shared resources and ideas […]

Curious David Redux: Booked for the Summer

Christine Smallwood has a thoughtful review in the June 9 & 16 2014 New Yorker “Ghosts in the Stacks” of Phyllis Rose’s The Shelf: From […]

Scanning pens for exams and in the classroom

As we approach the exam season, SEN/ALN coordinators across the land are going to be getting things in place ready to support those learners with […]

How To Improve Reading Comprehension For Kids

When students have trouble reading, it can affect their performance in many subjects. Poor reading skills and comprehension can lead to frustration, low self-confidence, and […]

A Reading Resource

Reading, learning how to read in between the lines, understanding words, hidden meanings. skimming, scanning - all of these skills have never been as relevant […]

Paying for Personalized Learning [Schaffhauser]

Paying for Personalized Learning — from thejournal.com by Dian Schaffhauser Excerpt: Just how much does it cost to set up a personalized learning plan for […]

[Learning how to learn / metacognition-related] Aiding Reading Comprehension With Post-Its [Willis]

Aiding Reading Comprehension With Post-Its — from edutopia.org by Judy Willis Excerpt: Sample Post-it Prompts In these prompts, the students address the text directly—by calling […]

DC: Students! Perhaps this learning strategy will help you as you learn how to learn as well!

From DSC: I have been trying to blog more about learning how to learn — and to provide some more resources on metacognition and the […]

12 Web Tools and Apps for Children to Create Digital Storybooks

“It’s like everyone tells a story about themselves inside their own head. Always. All the time. That story makes you what you are. We build […]

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