25 Ways Schools Can Promote Literacy And Independent Reading

25 Ways Schools Can Promote Literacy And Independent Reading

25 Ways Schools Can Promote Literacy Independent Reading contributed by Kimberly Tyson, Ph.D.In the age of the Common Core and its emphasis upon having students take on more challenging text, independent reading and student choice can easily take a back seat to the...
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...