Category Archive

Posts categorised under ‘Literacy’

The 7-Minute Reading Challenge

In the typical classroom, students spend less than 20 percent of the reading/language...
Elfrieda Hiebert
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By Elfrieda Hiebert | 4 Oct

13 Must-Read Books for ELA Teachers

Recently, I was asked: “What are five books you recommend that ELA teachers read?”...
Kelly Gallagher
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By Kelly Gallagher | 15 May

What Digital Classrooms Look Like Today

The past decade has seen a strong focus by the U.S....
Liane Wardlow
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By Liane Wardlow | 10 Apr

Learning from Inventive Spelling

Spelling at the emerging level is about learning what kids know and don’t know about...
Pamela Musick
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By Pamela Musick | 9 Dec

When it Comes to Reading and Writing, Volume Matters

When I first started teaching, I ran a “4 x 4...
Kelly Gallagher
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By Kelly Gallagher | 21 Nov

Mining Vocabulary Words In Your Classroom

The ultimate goal of learning new vocabulary is to...
Pamela Musick
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By Pamela Musick | 18 Nov
Donald Bear
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By Donald Bear | 29 Sep 16

Using Photos to Teach Vocabulary

If a picture is worth a thousand words, why not consider using more photos as we teach...
Pamela Musick
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By Pamela Musick | 29 Aug 16
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