The Teaching Difference

We count on teachers – classroom teachers as well as counselors, librarians, coaches, and so many others in our schools – to contribute to the academic and personal growth of children in our lives and in our communities. Many of us can track our own life trajectories...

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New Thoughts on “The Reading Mind”

Literacy is an astonishing accomplishment of human societies. In each generation, that capacity must be rebuilt in each wonderfully distinctive young human’s mind. I’ve just finished Daniel Willingham’s short, potent 2017 research synthesis, The Reading Mind, and I’m...

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Reading Priority Gets Results in Perryville

MARCH 2019  \\\\\  PERRYVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL in BOYLE COUNTY READING PRIORITY GETS RESULTS For groups of fifth graders arriving for a reading lesson with teacher Nikki Adams, the morning’s challenge is spotting examples of how an author shows cause and effect or...

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