Leah Zimmermann, M.Ed.

Graduate Student Assistant

Recent Blog Posts

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Student Generation of Higher-Order Questions

Generating higher-order questions about text benefits students reading comprehension and critical thinking skills. Model this skill for students and provide practice and feedback.
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Student Classification of Questions: A First Step in Question Generation

Teach students to classify questions about a text as higher-order or lower-order questions before generating their own questions.
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Maintain Focus and Commitment with an Improvement Plan: The PROPeL Initiative

Create an improvement plan and follow it to student success when implementing a literacy initiative.