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Are You Committing Readicide?

The continuous emphasis on test preparation instead of a focus on the development of lifelong readers has diminished emphasis on students’ recreational reading habits, says high school English teacher Nancy Barile. (October 21, 2015)

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

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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

04/29 01:09 am | Amid Changes, School Librarians Keep Student Learning Central | In recognition of School Library Month, BookMarks spoke to three school libraries to hear how they fare in today's digital world.

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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.

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Writer David Denby talks about how he wrote his new book to understand how today's students consume the written word.
March 15, 2016 - Education Week
March 15, 2016 - Education Week
To read and understand complex texts, some educators say students will need a deep knowledge of grammar.
February 23, 2016 - Education Week
February 23, 2016 - Education Week
Positive and diverse representations of nonwhite characters in children’s books are essential for all kids, writes Alvin Irby.
February 16, 2016 - Education Week
An international study finds that the U.S. has fewer low-performers in science on the PISA but not so for math or reading.
February 16, 2016 - Education Week
A new survey report finds that the Common Core State Standards have fostered instructional changes in U.S. classrooms, but offers less clarity on specific strategies that boost student achievement.
February 16, 2016 - Education Week
A pair of studies show that states’ math and English tests are getting tougher and tougher to pass.
February 9, 2016 - Education Week
With his co-authors, Doug Lemov seeks to blend best practice and research in a new book on teaching reading in a common-core era.
January 19, 2016 - Education Week
January 12, 2016 - Education Week

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