It is my job to motivate and mold my students, to keep them engaged, to build reading and writing confidence in all who enter my virtual classroom.
I thought large print titles would be good for students with visual impairments or for struggling readers. I had no idea how many regular education students would enjoy them too.
After teaching high school reading intervention courses for many years, I know that starting with a novel is a mistake—it’s too long. Instead, I use urban legends.
My students needed to experience success. And they needed to see that their writing could impact a broader audience than the one held captive each day in their classroom.
As teachers, we know that students need to be motivated in order to learn. Especially in English where it requires students to sit and read for an extended period of time, I ...
"Why read when you can watch the movie?" In my eight years as an educator, no other sentiment has been quite so crushing to hear from children.
Podcasts are increasingly popular: One-third of Americans say they’ve listened to one in the past month, according to Reuters Institute’s latest Digital News Report. Educators ...