Tag: making

Kwame Alexander and Chris Colderley explain why we need to read and write more poetry in (and outside of) the classroom I tried to do...

On May 15 through 17, the Los Angeles Convention Center was packed with families and readers of all ages for the fourth LéaLA, LA's...

Todd Brekhus, president of myON, extols the benefits of students developing their own personal digital libraries Making literacy more personal to kids, especially to second-language...

Stuck for a last-minute gift? Consider these educational toys and games ChineseCUBES: Where Characters Are Center Stage Students and teachers will tell you that there’s a...

A new study suggests children taught to read using phonics techniques can achieve a reading age up to two years above their expected level....

Nile Stanley and John Ronghua Ouyang encourage teachers to use the new literacies to inspire the next generation of multilingual filmmakers Most prospective teachers and...

Anne Paonessa assesses the impact of service learning on English language learners While the current focus in our field is on increased academic vocabulary...

Dr. Kate Kinsella offers strategies for prioritizing vocabulary for competent text analysis, discussion, and constructed response Shifts in Text Emphases and Response Tasks The Common...

  Michelle Buehring offers advice on instituting a workplace Spanish program A direct outgrowth of diversity training in the workplace, the desire to learn Spanish for...

Nile Stanley and Brett Dillingham see the value in connecting learning literacy, language, and technology through storytelling What Is Digital Storytelling? Storytelling is the oldest form...