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Saturday, September 28, 2013

The role of literacy is moving to the forefront in many schools as the common core becomes a reality. Courtesy of ASCD SmartBrief.

N.Y. district pushes writing across all subjects in elementary, middle schools
Educators in Mendham Township schools in New York are focusing on writing in all subjects taught in elementary and middle schools, with nightly writing assignments for middle-school students, classroom-writing activities and more test questions that require descriptive answers. "To be successful in science and math requires more writing," Superintendent Salvatore M. Constantino said. New Jersey Hills Media Group (9/20)Bookmark and Share