Spotlight on English/Language Arts for K-8

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English/Language Arts for K-8

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The Education Week Spotlight on English/Language Arts for K-8 is a collection of articles hand-picked by our editors for their insights on:

  • Leveraging personalized learning to engage students in English/Language Arts
  • Automating student writing evaluations
  • Supporting and stimulating student interest in reading
  • Navigating and evaluating common-core literacy requirements

You get the eight articles below in a downloadable PDF.

A South Carolina school district hopes to replicate the initial success at a middle school, where test scores, student engagement, and teacher attendance have improved.
October 22, 2014 – Education Week

Teachers are eager for new tools to help students develop into better writers, but critics question the ability of the software to critique writing.
March 13, 2014 – Education Week

Specialized texts serve older students reading many levels below their peers, but some ask how they align with requirements of the common core.
April 23, 2014 – Education Week

When students approach reading as only an exercise in seeking out evidence, as the common core recommends, they risk missing out on the value of reading for intrinsic literary value, writes Mia Hood.
October 1, 2014 – Education Week

Educator and author Donalyn Miller offers teachers some techniques to create not only avid readers, but lifelong readers.
March 25, 2014 – Education Week

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