Get ready to change the way we teach reading

Get ready to change the way we teach reading: From the article: “The United States has long...

Reading, Disability & Blackness

After listening to Thomas Reid and his must-listen-to podcast “Reid My Mind Radio” I find myself thinking deeper about blackness and reading, disability and reading, […]

How a flawed idea is teaching millions of kids to be poor readers

How a flawed idea is teaching millions of kids to be poor readers

“These are but some of the changes to the learning ecosystems out there. Certainly, more are coming.” [Christian]

From DSC: Below are but some of the changes to the learning ecosystems out there. Certainly, more are coming. Ex-Google employees form virtual tech ‘school’ […]

#GuildChat for 09/04/20: Whatcha Readin’?

#GuildChat returns to Twitter this Friday, September 4 starting at 11am PT / 2pm ET. Our topic is good books and why, where, what, and […]

23 Ways to Use a Text in Your ESL Classes

Reading. One of the big four, along with elephants, lions and rhinos. Or is it listening, speaking and writing? Who knows. Either way, my question […]

Brain Words Book Club: How the Science of Reading Informs Teaching

“When we speak of building a dictionary in each child’s brain, we are referring to building a bank of syllables and words within each child […]

Literacy Instruction: From ‘Best Practices’ to Centering Student Voices

I am thinking about the intersections of literacy instruction and learning that centers the voices of Black students. I know that even as I am […]

What You Might Not Know About Comic Sans

Comic Sans is a controversial typeface. You may recognize the hand drawn-looking letters, perhaps you’ve even used them. In fact, the font is commonly used […]

Come Read with Me: Google’s Read Along App

Want to improve your child or student’s reading ability? Google has created a new reading app to make that easier to achieve. You may recall […]

Besides a learning journal, here’s another idea to consider using: The Start, Stop, Continue Strategy by Barbi Honeycutt

From DSC: Besides the idea of a learning journal and having students check in on these 3 questions… …here’s another idea/approach to consider using: The […]

33 Great Ways to Teach English with Technology [englishpost.org]

33 Great Ways to Teach English with Technology –from englishpost.org Excerpt: How to Teach English with Technology is about language and second language teaching using […]

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