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5 Reasons to Read for Reluctant Readers

1. Reading Results in You Being a Better Writer<p>I could always identify my readers. They were the strongest writers in class. Routinely provide …

Teaching

Why Handwriting Is Still Essential in the Keyboard Age

Do children in a keyboard world need to learn old-fashioned handwriting?<p>There is a tendency to dismiss handwriting as a nonessential skill, even though researchers have warned that learning to write may be the key to, well, learning to write.<p>And beyond the emotional connection adults may feel to …

Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein was published in 1974.

Grades<p>1 – 12<p>Calendar Activity Type<p>Author & Text<p>EVENT DESCRIPTION<p>Children's favorite <i>Where the Sidewalk Ends</i> by Shel Silverstein was published on this …

Literature

41 Books Worth Reading - Leading, Learning, Questioning

The end of the year always makes me a little nostalgic. I miss my classroom and the conversations that came up at the end of the year. By that point, …

Using the Check and Line Method to Enhance Reading Comprehension

OVERVIEW<p>Careful monitoring of content area reading assignments can significantly increase comprehension and retention of the information, but …

Publication of the National Center on Secondary Education and Transition

Research to Practice Brief<p><i>Improving Secondary Education and Transition Services through Research</i><p>December 2002 • Vol. 1, Issue 4<p>Improving Word …

When Older Students Can't Read

By: Louisa Moats<p>Since 1996, state and federal reading initiatives have focused on the problem of reading failure at kindergarten and the primary …