Setting Up Norms for Independent Work
One-on-one conferences with students are a valuable use of class time—provided the other students are able to work quietly on their own.
By Jori Krulder
May 14, 2018
http://scholarworks.wmich.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1155&context=reading_horizons The Importance and Use of Student Self-Selected Literature to Reading Engagement in an Elementary Reading Curriculum Denise Johnson and Anne Blair Abstract “The purpose of this article is to discuss the importance of student self-selecting literature and reading engagement in an elementary reading curriculum. The article discuses the use of self- selected reading in …
Every year, Beth Aviv, a high school English teacher in Westchester County, NY, asks her students, “How many of you were read to by a parent when you were little?” Last year, only a quarter of the… Don’t miss the audio interview embedded in this article of Jim Trelease talking about engaging adolescents …
“For teachers looking for the best new titles to add to their classroom library, the Teachers’ Choices list is the place to start. Not only is it where they’ll find the best books for ages 5 through 14, but also they’ll know it comes from a source they can rely on—their fellow educators. Since 1989, …