Entries related to: literacy

Teaching Channel Talks 42: The Gamification of Reading with Kwamara Thompson

What if you could engage reluctant readers by asking them to play a video game? On this episode...

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Bringing Joy to Grammar and Editing Lessons!

“I’m not looking forward to the BORING grammar lesson today,” moaned my intern teacher, Gina,...

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The ABCs of Self-Regulation for Learning

In today’s digital reality, our students are more distracted than any other time in human...

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Using Improv as Social Emotional Learning

Over 10 years ago I first explored the educational benefits of using improvisation in the...

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Learning Across Lines of Difference

“Reweaving A Peaceful, Equitable, Just World Starts In Our Classrooms”

Civics education matters...

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Shifting the Culture of Reading in a School: Project LIT Bronx

Editor’s Note: In this Tch DIY video series, Tch Laureate Geneviève DeBose Akinnagbe shares the...

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Essential Student Collaboration Strategies for Diverse Classrooms

Group work.

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Engaging Youth in Civic Action Through Writing

Can writing be a civic action?

Our answer is an emphatic, "Yes!"

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The Power of Student Voice in First-Person Commentaries

It’s easy to have an opinion these days. But getting someone to see the world from your point of...

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Bullying and the Beauty of Books: 7 Resources for Your Classroom

As a teacher-librarian, I spend most of my days answering questions, teaching research, and...

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Bridging Content & Language: Strategies from a Dual Language Classroom

Whether this is your first, tenth, or maybe even your last year of teaching, you’re probably...

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Teaching for Biliteracy

Spanish, Somali, Hmong, and Telugu are a few of the 48 languages spoken in the School District...

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Banned Books Week: More Than The Freedom To Read

Banned Books Week (Sept. 24 - Sept. 30) was founded in 1982 by the American Library Association ...

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Top Five Vocabulary Strategies for English Language Learners

50,000 words by high school graduation.

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Using Shared Structures to Build Literacy

Students at San Francisco International High School (SFIHS) come to us from all over the world....

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Video Playlist: 5 Practices for the High School ELL Classroom

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Teaching About Teaching: Using Narratives to Share What You Know

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Educating Students to Think Intensively and Critically

It’s Sunday, February 12, 2017 and the top headline of The Huffington Post reads, “MILLER...

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A New School Year And Our Greatest Fear

It's not (just) the sleeping in, the family getaways, and the long, unhurried meals with friends...

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Resources And Strategies You Say? I’ll Take Them!

To jump-start the beginning of the school year, the Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC) has...

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