University of Iowa

Anna Gibbs, M.S.

Graduate Student Assistant

Recent Blog Posts

Teacher pointing to text on the projector

Text Structure Mapping: A Strategy to Improve Reading Comprehension of Informational Texts

An overview of text structures, why they matter for students’ comprehension of informational text, and a deeper look at text structure mapping as an instructional tool.
Teacher and student work on possible selves.

Using Possible Selves to Facilitate Student Literacy Achievement

Through helping students define their possible selves, show them how becoming an expert reader can help them achieve their life goals.