August 23. 2016
The ability to observe, analyze and interpret
reading behavior is foundational to effective teaching.
August 22. 2016
The primary purpose of assessment is to gather data to inform
August 19. 2016
Reading cannot be separated from thinking. Students talk reveals their thinking and propels responsive teaching.
August 18. 2016
Students experience authentic literacy by doing what readers and writers do in their daily lives; read, think, talk, and write.
August 17. 2016
A higher level of literacy achievement is obtained when all students feel a sense of agency, community, joy and reflection in their own learning.
August 16. 2016
Effective teaching begins with what we know about learners and
their literacy. Continual observations of what students do as readers and
writers provide the best evidence of learning.
August 9. 2016
When reading is viewed as thinking, students bring their voices to every text and benefit
from the voices expressed by the myriad of authors before them.