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Redefining How We Teach Reading for the 21st Century
In a world increasingly driven by technology, it's time for educators to focus on teaching lessons that prepare students for digital reading.
Erik Palmer
Program Consultant, Into Reading and Into Literature
December 09, 2019
New Wings: Writing Praise Poems in the Classroom
Poet Glenis Redmond says teaching students how to write a praise poem is a great way to dive into metaphors and similes and have them flex their creative muscles.
Glenis Redmond
Poet and Teaching Artist
November 26, 2019
Podcast: Future Skills for Fact-Checking Online Fakes
Listen to a podcast on teaching media literacy in the classroom and developing effective media literacy programs in schools, featuring Katy Byron (MediaWise at Poynter) and Erik Palmer (author and former teacher).
Onalee Smith
Shaped Staff
November 19, 2019
Engaging Reticent Contributors in Whole-Class Discussions
Author, teacher educator, and literacy expert Dr. Kate Kinsella provides strategies on engaging every student in whole-class discussions and improving current methods of eliciting student responses.
Dr. Kate Kinsella
Author, English 3D; Co-Author, READ 180®; Teacher Educator, Researcher; CEO, Dr. Kate Kinsella & Associates
August 21, 2019
Podcast: Monica in Syracuse, New York, for Teachers in America
On Teachers in America, Monica Fitzgerald, a reading teacher and literacy coordinator, talks about growing up in a military family and as the child of an immigrant—and how she connects her experiences to her teaching practice.
Onalee Smith
Shaped Staff
August 06, 2019
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