Have you ever used the Internet to research a topic you’re about to teach and gotten lost in the weeds? Student teachers or new teachers
Using a metacognitive exercise helps students know what they should and shouldn’t study.
Hanford, E. (2019, January 02). Why Millions Of Kids Can’t Read And What Better Teaching Can Do About It. Retrieved August 19, 2019.
One excuse that educators have long offered to explain poor reading performance is poverty. In Bethlehem, a small city in Eastern Pennsylvania that was once
Lee, L. (2019, August 08). Simple Ways to Integrate Four Evidence-Based Teaching Strategies. Retrieved August 12, 2019.
Jennifer Gonzalez talks with a researcher and a teacher to tackle the science—and the logistics—behind teaching strategies like spaced practice and interleaving.
Using strategies such as discussion, songs, connections, and illustrations can improve comprehension and learning. Applying and reflecting afterwards can help guide future progress.
Independent learning experiences make up more than half of elementary students’ educational reading life. Providing clear, scaffolded instruction and ongoing assessment can help make these
This article includes various alternative methods for the process of reviewing your students’ knowledge and understanding
Heick, T. (2018, May 24). 50 Questions Every Student Should Be Able To Answer Before They Graduate High School -. Retrieved July 26, 2019.
Usually–when it’s discussed at all–the kinds of questions stakeholders in education believe ‘students should be able to answer’ are academic (content-based), or practical (life skills).
Sawchuk, S. (2019, July 18). Influential Reading Group Makes It Clear: Students Need Systematic, Explicit Phonics. Retrieved July 26, 2019.
The International Literacy Association has put out a new brief endorsing “systematic and explicit” phonics in all early reading instruction.
Despite teachers identifying grading as one of the most frustrating parts of the job and decades of research demonstrating a need for reform, there is