Category Archives: communication

10 Compelling Issues to Catapult Student Writers

Writing, like any activity, takes practice to get better. But writing, unlike reading or math, is often neglected in schools for various reasons. Educators find the teaching of writing difficult and many times don’t know where to start. This unfortunate … Continue reading

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Fake News Should Die… Or Should It?

This blog post is part of the CM Rubin World Global Search for Education which poses a question each month to leading educators for reflection and sharing. This month’s question is “how do we fight the fake news epidemic?”   … Continue reading

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Consider These 6 Areas When There is a Glitch in Reading Comprehension

Direct instruction in literacy should not end in elementary school. Students of all ages need continual modeling and practice of reading comprehension skills. And while many elementary teachers use running records to inform instruction, at the intermediate grades, this type … Continue reading

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Blogging in the Classroom: Teacher Roles

Blogging is a powerful way for students to share their voice on a public platform. Depending on the purpose, blog posts demonstrate student understanding, allow for a virtual space to share ideas or thinking, and acts as an interactive mode to … Continue reading

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10 Tenets of a Student-Centered Writing Classroom

  Today my work consisted of supporting educators on how to teach writing. Upon reflection, we realized that very few of us remember being specifically taught how to teach writing. Sure, we learned a lot about content, genres, and types … Continue reading

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