Mar 17, 2021
In the upcoming Text Sets in Action: Pathways through Content Area Literacy, Mary Ann Cappiello and Erika Thulin Dawes demonstrate how text sets can prompt serious thinking more effectively than any single text. Teachers who adopt this approach find that the texts’ various lenses enable students not only to meet...
Feb 5, 2021
What can we teach kids today that will have utility ten or fifteen years from now? Angela Kohnen and Wendy Saul propose an approach to information literacy that goes beyond the teaching of discrete, easily outdated skills. Instead, they use activity to help students build identities as curious individuals empowered...
Jan 22, 2021
Graham Fletcher and Tracy Zager share a sneak peek of upcoming Building Fact Fluency Toolkit for Multiplication and Division and discuss the purpose and challenge of creating intriguing and accessible contexts for students.
Dec 17, 2020
Cris Tovani teams up with her instructional coach/editor/friend Samantha Bennett for an engaging, often funny, always insightful discussion of their long relationship and the stories behind her new book, Why Do I Have to Read This? Literacy Strategies to Engage Our Most Reluctant Students. Don't miss it!
Nov 20, 2020
When we set about creating today’s episode, we knew we wanted to explore the idea of gratitude with several authors. What we could not have anticipated is how thoughtful and gracious they were.
In our first segment, we speak with Lisa Lucas about what we experience physiologically when we express gratitude and how...