Reading

The latest news about reading, including articles, Commentaries, and special features.

—Courtesy of Allison Shelley/The Verbatim Agency for American Education

The Power of Story in the Classroom

Using stories in the classroom not only provides entertainment and connection, but has the power to help students absorb information in a lasting way, writes Trevor Muir. (July 19, 2017)

Spotlight on Reading Instruction

Spotlight on Middle and High School Literacy

Many educators are learning that it's not just young children who need help with literacy skills.

Spotlight on Creating Readers

Issue Backgrounder

The Book Whisperer Blog

09/30 09:02 am | The Next Chapter | Donalyn Miller says goodbye to The Book Whisperer blog and invites you to continue thinking and learning about reading instruction.

BookMarks Blog

09/15 01:01 pm | Teachers, Here's How You Can Find Your Political Voice (Book Review) | Former Education Week blogger Marilyn Anderson Rhames begins a series of reviews on the books that have changed her life as an educator. First up, advice for teachers on how ...

Related Webinars

Literacy and English/Language Arts Webinars

These virtual broadcasts address boosting student proficiency in reading, writing, and literacy through different types of instruction, including instruction aligned to the common-core standards.

Special Collection

Getting Creative About Literacy
This issue of the Teacher PD Sourcebook aims to highlight instructional efforts that bring reading and writing to life for today's students.

Get RSS Feed for This Topic Latest News

Seeing peers with similar backgrounds succeed helps ELLs stay connected and motivated, educators and researchers say.
October 18, 2017 – Education Week
"To Kill a Mockingbird" is being removed from a junior-high reading list in a Mississippi school district.
October 13, 2017 – AP
Amid efforts to recover from Hurricane Maria, school "should be ... where the community can come together and deal with these issues," said the principal of a K-8 school that hosted a read-aloud activity.
October 10, 2017 – Education Week
A spat over first lady Melania Trump’s donation of Dr. Seuss books to schools points up the existence of culturally insensitive images in many well-loved children’s classics.
October 11, 2017 – Education Week
Students with dyslexia often struggle with math fluency as well, and scholars at a recent conference put a spotlight on some of the possible connections.
October 4, 2017 – Education Week
Some experts blame rising automation for a decline in adult literacy skills—all the more reason to make learning a lifetime endeavor.
September 27, 2017 – Education Week
On controversial topics, teachers should focus on not just what they teach, but how they teach it, writes Jonna Perrillo.
September 22, 2017 – Education Week
Using stories in the classroom not only provides entertainment and connection, but has the power to help students absorb information in a lasting way, writes Trevor Muir.
July 19, 2017 – Teacher
A new study suggests long-term use of sign language may hold back the speech and reading skills of children who use cochlear implants to create a sense of sound.
July 19, 2017 – Education Week
The cognitive psychologist's new book explains "what's happening in the mind when a skilled reader reads” so that teachers can extract lessons for their own teaching.
May 31, 2017 – Education Week

Most Popular Stories

Viewed

Emailed

Recommended

Commented