Are You Opting Students Out of Learning How to Read? How a commonly used strategy can have negative, long-lasting effects on students. By Alana Mangham Last week, an educator friend reached out to discuss her plans for the upcoming academic year with teacher support structures to put into place since we know students will return with … [Read more...] about Are You Opting Students Out of Learning How to Read?
Supporting Parents During School Closures By the Center for Development and Learning With childcare centers and schools closed, the Center for Development and Learning has turned its attention to supporting parents during this unusual time. We know how difficult it is to balance remote working while homeschooling children with minimal guidance … [Read more...] about Supporting Parents During School Closures
Disciplinary Literacy Is NOT The Same As Content Area Reading By Tim Shanahan Recently, Cyndie Shanahan and I published a study on disciplinary literacy in the Journal of Literacy Research (Shanahan, C. Shanahan, T., & Misichia, 2011). In the study we report on our efforts to identify the special nature of literacy in three disciplines. We … [Read more...] about Disciplinary Literacy Is NOT The Same As Content Area Reading