Guest blogger Becky Morales, creator of Kid World Citizen, offers five ideas for using literature about children and families in other parts of the world to broaden the minds of U.S. elementary students.
Edutopia blogger Monica Burns shares five websites that feature grade-specific lessons for teaching poetry, plus resources for learning about poets and even an app for helping students memorize written verse.
Concluding her three-part series about supporting preservice ELA teachers with videos, guest blogger Dr. Janice Dole lists the professional websites that are her go-to resources on word generation, explicit instruction, graphic organizers and text...
Guest blogger Dr. Janice Dole, a reading and literacy methods instructor, presents her experiences with video in effectively training preservice teachers how to instruct students in the critical skill of close reading.
Edutopia blogger Lisa Dabbs shares her enthusiasm for reading with five tried-and-true suggestions for developing a lifelong book habit in young readers who may or may not have discovered the magic of the printed page.
How will the Common Core shift English-language arts and reading in elementary schools? Blogger Matt Davis rounds up the best resources to help parents and educators understand and implement Common Core ELA in elementary school.