Patricia Kuhl shares astonishing findings about how babies learn one language over another — by listening to the humans around them and “taking statistics” on
Kaplinsky, R. (2019, December 26). Getting to the Heart of What Students Know in Math. Retrieved January 31, 2020.
Challenging problems with several paths to the solution encourage students to develop their understanding of mathematical concepts.
Schwartz, S. (2019, December 3). More Than Phonics: How to Boost Comprehension in Early Readers. Retreived January 15, 2020.
What do you do when hear a word you don’t know? In Ashley Palmer’s kindergarten class, you stop. And you talk about it.
Juntti, M. (2019, December 17). Want to Raise a High-Achieving Kid? Talk to Your Toddler Like This. Retrieved January 15, 2020.
The way you talk to toddlers can determine how well they do in school throughout life. But not just any conversation will do.
Hamman, J. (2019, December 6). 8 Research-Based Ways to Aid Struggling Emergent Readers. Retrieved January 15, 2020.
Teachers in early grades may have difficulty identifying the struggling emergent readers in their classes and helping them grasp foundational skills. In this article, Jessica
Whenever I ask students a question and they respond with a long silence, I start to worry about a few things. I worry about the
Maxwell, L. (2019, October 21). Teaching Close Reading to Elementary Students. Retrieved January 15, 2020.
A third-grade teacher shares a simple step-by-step guide for close reading instruction.
Rasinski, T. (2019, December 3). Why vocabulary instruction still matters. Retrieved January 15, 2020.
Vocabulary instruction is essential and the foundation of learning, according to Timothy Rasinski, a professor of literacy education at Kent State University. In this blog
Loewus, L. (2019, December 3). Data: How Reading is Really Being Taught. Retreived January 13, 2020.
Teachers want what’s best for their students—it’s simply not possible to put in the hours and sweat needed for the job if you don’t. But
Harris, K. (2019, December 9). How to Lead Students to Engage in Higher Order Thinking. Retreived January 15, 2020.
Karen Harris, a high-school English teacher, engages students in higher-order thinking by first leading them through a “thinking inventory.” The inventory includes a series of