Abby McCarthy

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College Talk: Improving Students' Vocabulary

5<p><b>Demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings.</b><p>a. Identify real-life connections between words and their use (e.g., …

Teaching Vocabulary

Vocabulary is the knowledge of words and word meanings. As Steven Stahl (2005) puts it, "Vocabulary knowledge is knowledge; the knowledge of a word …

5 Tips for Helping a Student Find the Right Book

More specifically, the book, in my own definition, arrives when a student is no longer learning to read but reading to learn. They’ve read a lot of …

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The Five-by-Five Approach to Differentiation Success

Complete Coverage<p>By Katie Hull-Sypnieski and Larry Ferlazzo<p><i>Two 9th grade boys kept falling asleep while reading. "If you're sleepy," we told them,</i> …

Vocabulary Development

@PUENTEinLA kids learning about bird migration! Kids are acquiring vocabulary, map/math skills &having fun bird watching! #spring #stem #PBL https://t.co/FAKwqdf45i

What Doesn’t Work: Literacy Practices We Should Abandon

Yesterday was _____.<br>Today is _____.<br>Tomorrow will be _____.<p>Does dressing a teddy bear for the weather each day make optimal use of instructional time? …

Anti Bullying – Bibliotherapy – ‘The Angel Of Nitshill Road’ by Anne Fine | If Only The Best Birds Sang ...

Children need a great variety of experience for basic psychological growth.<p>By reading books children can vicariously increase their range of …

Learn to use dictation to measure literacy skills

Do you sometimes wonder how your child is fairing at school? Dictation is a quick, easy method to assess how well children are mastering language …

Learn How to Read Word | Reading Game for Kids | Phonic Letter Sound

Teaching English Language Learners to Read

Transcript<p>Studio<p><b>Delia Pompa:</b> Hello. Welcome to this year's final show in the Reading Rockets teleconference series, Achieving Success in Reading. …

The Importance of World Languages and Intercultural Competence

The national debate about education seems omnipresent in the media, whether on TV or the radio, in newspapers and magazines, or in social media, from …

Pediatrician On Reading: 'If We Wait Until Kids Are In School, It’s Too Late'

Pediatrician explains that reading to your infant is vital to their development<p>Reading is one of the building blocks of education, and most parents …