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Reading & Literacy Opinion 17 Approaches for Encouraging Students to Revise Their Writing
Five educators offer instructional strategies to use when teaching writing revision, including the power of an authentic audience.
Reading & Literacy Opinion Ways to Help Ignite Students' Intrinsic Desire for Writing Revision
Five educators make suggestions that might help students want to revise their writing, including by using "editing stations."
Reading & Literacy Opinion 'I No Longer Give Grades on Student Writing Assignments, and It's the Best Thing Ever!'
Five educators share how they have helped students motivate themselves to revise their writing.
Reading & Literacy Opinion Author Interview: 'Reading & Writing With English Learners'
Authors Valentina Gonzalez & Melinda Miller answer questions about their book Reading & Writing with English Learners: A Framework for K-5.
Reading & Literacy Opinion Making Revision of Writing a 'Collaborative Process'
Six educators discuss strategies they've used to encourage students to revise their writing, such as demonstrating their own practice.
Reading & Literacy Opinion 12 Strategies for Encouraging Students to Want to Revise Their Writing
Four educators share suggestions for creating the classroom conditions in which students want to make revisions to their writing.
Reading & Literacy Merriam-Webster is Rewriting Its Definition of Racism. Should Teachers Change Theirs, Too?
The dictionary is getting an update, to make it clear that racism goes beyond personal prejudice. Educators say the change is significant—but that students' understanding of racism shouldn't stop at the dictionary definition.
Curriculum California Agrees to $53 Million to Settle Lawsuit Over Low Literacy Achievement
Targeted in a lawsuit focused on students' struggles to read, California has agreed to provide $53 million for early literacy instruction and a range of services to support it.
Reading & Literacy Quiz Quiz Yourself: How Much Do You Know About High School Writing?
Quiz Yourself: How are educators teaching writing and are high school writing assignments preparing students for future jobs?
Reading & Literacy Opinion I Am an English Teacher. Rubrics Are No Way to Teach Writing
Rubrics overload students with pseudoscientific feedback when they should be learning from literature, argues English teacher Peter Machera.
Reading & Literacy In EdReports' First Review of Early-Reading Programs, No Materials Make the Grade
EdReports, the nonprofit curriculum reviewer, released its first reviews of foundational reading and writing skills programs—and all five of the materials assessed failed to reach the evaluator's highest standard.
Curriculum 7 Signs That Your School Newspaper Risks Censorship
A new report outlines danger signs of censorship at student-run newspapers.