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What Parents Can Do At Home To Help With Reading

What Parents Can Do At Home To Help With Reading

  What Parents Can Do At Home To Help With Reading by Terry Heick While efforts in school to promote literacy and a love of reading are crucial, the most powerful forces that create lifelong readers begin and end at home. This is true for many reasons, few more...
In Defense Of Absolute Literacy

In Defense Of Absolute Literacy

The Big Picture Of Reading: In Defense Of Absolute Literacy by Terry Heick Literacy, roughly put, is the ability to read and write. Implied in those two skills is the ability to think critically. Otherwise, reading and writing are simply skills–processes to move...
Chasing The Definition Of An Academic Argument

Chasing The Definition Of An Academic Argument

Ed note: 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. Occasionally, we are going to go back and re-share his most...
How I Helped My Students Assess Their Own Writing

How I Helped My Students Assess Their Own Writing

How I Helped My Students Assess Their Own Writingcontributed by Peg Grafwallner, M.Ed.As the School Support Teacher/Reading Specialist of a large urban high school, I create, develop, implement and assess lessons with teachers of all content areas.I consider myself...