Posted on: March 13, 2017
To become better writers, students need dedicated time to practice writing and instruction on a variety of strategies for writing for multiple purposes and audiences.
When you are reading to your child, how do you know which types of books are best? This is a question I ask myself regularly. How do I know I am reading the right types of books to my children? Previously, I wrote about the resource from our Collection that helps children choose books that are “just right” for them.
Last week we looked at increasing instructional quality through lesson design. We focused on using the components of explicit instruction to ensure students master the knowledge and skills necessary to become proficient readers. This week we will take a closer look at four big ideas that can help teachers to increase the quality of their instruction through delivery of instruction.
Wordless picture books can be helpful in developing language and stimulating conversation about literature for children.
Reviewing the five foundational literacy skills for families.
Learn the difference between evidence-based and research-based literacy interventions for students.
A review of web resources to help find the right books for a child to read.
A look at reading non-fiction books at home with children.
Getting back in the habit of writing for kids and families during summer.
Recapping a fun game for families to help improve sight word learning for children.