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Why Students Should Read

Why Students Should Read

Why Students Should Readby Terry HeickGrow with >> TeachThought PD Literacy WorkshopsWhy Students Should Readby Terry HeickThis post has been updated from a previous postLately, there’s something about reading that’s bothering me about how we teach reading and...
A Linear Scale For Critical Literacy

A Linear Scale For Critical Literacy

A Linear Scale For Critical Literacy by Terry Heick Phonemic awareness is knowing that certain letters make certain sounds. Phonemic awareness is knowing that sounds can blend together in predictable and unpredictable ways. Phonemic awareness is about loving the...
Let’s Stop With The Worksheets And Create Engaged Readers

Let’s Stop With The Worksheets And Create Engaged Readers

The Rarity of Engaged Readingby Angela Peery, TeachThought PD FacilitatorGrow >> Literacy WorkshopsPicture a classroom full of youngsters. They could be darling, chubby-cheeked kindergartners or swaggering, confident high school seniors – or anything in between....