Saturday, August 13, 2016
This report takes a look at some important data with a clear, new perspective ... and confirms what many teachers have known for a while. Courtesy of SmartBrief.
Is the bar too high for Common Core literacy?
The Common Core State Standards have changed expectations and practices for teaching reading and writing. Some educators and experts are debating how best to teach -- and test student understanding -- wondering, in some cases, if the bar has been raised too high.The Hechinger Report (8/2)
Monday, August 8, 2016
This is an excellent selection of insightful observations about reading and how it impacts readers. I think it is well worth the read. Mr. Gaiman is a new author to me. Please let me know what you think by leaving a comment. You can order the book on Amazon.com - kindle or hard cover.
The View from the Cheap Seats: Selected Nonfiction Hardcover – Deckle Edge, May 31, 2016
by Neil Gaiman (Author)