Category Archives: Reading Instruction

How to Blend Grammar into Daily ELA Instruction

[This post originally appeared in slightly different form on MiddleWeb.] One of the most common concerns I hear from ELA teachers is “I want to teach grammar, but I’m not sure how to fit it in.” This post explains a … Continue reading

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A Podcast That Could Change Children’s Lives

While this post’s title might seem overly dramatic, I urge you to listen to this podcast before you cast judgment: “Hard Words: Why Aren’t Our Kids Being Taught to Read?” from APM Reports Documentaries (9/9/18, available for free on iTunes), … Continue reading

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