Studying the craft of writers and considering how to use what they notice develops critical thinking, versatility, identity, and creativity.
Literacy trainer Heather Rodman reflects on her conversations with a literacy coach in Ardsley Union Free School District, NY. Find out what contributed to these kindergarteners’ identity, agency, and independence as writers.
What about teaching writing with mentor texts makes it essential to have in your teaching repertoire? Summer Literacy Institute guest speaker and blogger Carl Anderson breaks down the steps.
Poetry and other rhythmical texts offer unique advantages and opportunities for teachers and children in reading instruction.
A foundational expectation for every literacy teacher is a strong understanding of the content of the alphabetic system.
Kids, Books & Anti-Racism Series featured speaker Afrika Afeni Mills highlights how characters on screen and paper broadened her perspective.