Our rewards, even in the form of our verbal praise, shape how our students think about themselves and others.
Language & Literacy Marie M. Clay (2016) explains that learning to read is making connections with visible print to the invisible knowledge one has of oral language. Many families who have a young readers learning at home this year, or who have spent significant amounts of time learning from home, are worried about sufficient reading …
EDIT: Our Made for Learning book study is now full! If you are interested in future book studies please fill out this brief form. Join us and colleagues from around the world for an exciting book study opportunity! Space is filling up fast, so make sure you register soon for this free 5-part study and …
EDIT: Our Made for Learning book study is now full! If you are interested in future book studies please fill out this brief form. literacypages We are pleased to announce an exciting professional development opportunity! Join us for, Literacy Pages: The Book Study. This 5-part series features the text, Made for Learning: How the Conditions …
"...the goal is to strengthen the learning setting by bringing intentionality to decisions that make learning more likely to occur..."
"Virtual learning can simulate many traditionally in-person learning experiences, but it cannot replace the feel of a book in your child's hands or the sensation of writing on paper."
"In order to help students achieve successful processing, we must ask ourselves an important question, are we doing the necessary analysis and planning with the development of self-extending systems in mind from week to week, day to day, and moment to moment during our students' programs?"
“It is important now, more than ever, to be intentional with every moment of our instructional time whether it is in person, virtual, or a combination of the two. Please join us as we think deeply about teaching for independence from our earliest interactions with our students.”
We are happy to announce that we will be speaking at the 31st Annual PreK-8 Literacy For All Conference which takes place from October 25-27!
"Within the complex view of reading, decoding and processing text for understanding are taught simultaneously because authentic text does not exist without meaning, structure and visual information. "