What Close Reading Actually Means

What Close Reading Actually Means

by Grant Wiggins, Ed.D, Authentic Education On May 26, 2015, Grant Wiggins passed away. Grant was tremendously influential on TeachThought’s approach to education, and we were lucky enough for him to contribute his content to our site. What is close reading? As...
19 Reading Response Questions That Work With Most Texts

19 Reading Response Questions That Work With Most Texts

Reading Response Questions For Self-Guided Response by Terry Heick Though I’ve been busy with TeachThought for the last four years, my original ‘trade’ was teaching English (literature, writing, digital media, etc.) I was recently going through an...
A Writing Strategy That Works For Every Student, Every Time

A Writing Strategy That Works For Every Student, Every Time

A Writing Strategy That Works For Every Student, Every Time by Terry Heick Writing is difficult to teach, if for no other reason than it is also difficult to do. Put simply, writing is the documentation of thinking. Because it’s been done in so many different...

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