English Language Arts
Explore and share tips, strategies, and resources for helping students develop in English language arts.
- The number one concern that I hear from educators is lack of time, particularly lack of instructional time with students. Although we can't entirely solve the time problem, we can mitigate it by carefully analyzing our use of class time.
- This elementary school in the Bronx has cracked the code to improving literacy—and it's a simple framework where kids read together daily.
- Sentence starters that students use to join a class discussion encourage both academic thinking and social connectedness.
- In an excerpt from his book with fellow teacher Katie Hull Sypnieski, blogger Larry Ferlazzo looks at a few basic ways to reach students who are learning English as well as the subject at hand.
- Round Robin Reading (RRR) has been a classroom staple for over 200 years and an activity that over half of K-8 teachers report using in one of its many forms, despite overwhelming criticism that the practice is ineffective for its stated purpose: enhancing fluency, word decoding, and comprehension.