Jessie Middleton

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A Linear Scale For Critical Literacy

<b>A Linear Scale For Critical Literacy</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>Phonemic awareness is knowing that certain letters make certain sounds.<p>Phonemic awareness is knowing …

A Look At Pixar’s Secret Storytelling Weapons

<b>WHAT:</b> A video essay on why Pixar films tend to be so relatable.<p><b>WHO:</b> YouTuber KaptainKristian.<p><b>WHY WE CARE:</b> It’s not just that Pixar films put viewers through the emotional wringer, it’s the way they do it–not with cheap manipulation but with meticulously crafted storytelling and core truths. In a …

Why every parent should read to their kids

Research indicates shared reading can strengthen a child’s vocabulary and listening skills, among other benefits<p>Peggy Albers<p>May 6, 2016 8:45am (UTC)<p>If you are a parent or a teacher, you most probably read stories to young children. Together, you laugh and point at the pictures. You engage them with …

Taking Guided Reading Instruction to the Next Level

<i>In her last post,</i> Next Step Guided Reading Assessment <i></i><i>co-author</i> <i></i><i>Maria</i> <i>Walt</i><i>he</i><i>r shared her ideas about read-alouds with added instructional power. Now,</i> …

100 best children’s books of all time: How many have you read?

British literacy in the young in under threat – the closure of libraries across the UK is just the latest blow.<p>One in five primary school children …

20 iPad Apps To Teach Elementary Reading

Kids can develop skills in letter sounds, writing, and first words with ABC PocketPhonics. Independent research has shown kids using this app can …