Get a handle on Text Complexity with the help of Sarah Brown Wessling. See a presentation covering Text Complexity that includes the 3 part model for measuring text complexity. She also provides tips on applying Text Complexity to your classroom.
NPR took a look at the new Common Core literature requirements this weekend. As we've noted before, there's debate about how the new standards' emphasis on nonfiction will fit into high school English classrooms.
The New York City Information Fluency Continuum has been rebranded as the Empire State Information Fluency Continuum and has been endorsed by the School Library Systems' Association of NYS, the New York Library Assoication and 78% of the school districts in New York State.