"The lesson? Don’t ‘hide’ skills in the text. Model it and explain it as a skill andthen teach students to apply it to text. This changes the accessibility and lets all students have access to the skill set regardless of their reading capabilities. Scaffold in the text and gradually increase the complexity then."
Mary Reilley Clark's insight:
This would work for middle school as well. Modeling is key!
Within these Common Core standards are six fundamental shifts that all educators (not just English teachers!) need to understand.
Balance Literacy and Informational Text Build Background Knowledge Provide a "Staircase of Complexity" Provide text-based evidence Argumentative Writing Use increasingly complex text Build Academic Vocabulary Conventions of Standard English
Via Mel Riddile
Text pairing--two separate texts is the common expectation, but PARCC includes analyzing supplemental elements as a text pairing. Hmm...Dea has it right: you need to do some close reading yourself to understand the standards!
Sharing your scoops to your social media accounts is a must to distribute your curated content. Not only will it drive traffic and leads through your content, but it will help show your expertise with your followers.
How to integrate my topics' content to my website?
Integrating your curated content to your website or blog will allow you to increase your website visitors’ engagement, boost SEO and acquire new visitors. By redirecting your social media traffic to your website, Scoop.it will also help you generate more qualified traffic and leads from your curation work.
Distributing your curated content through a newsletter is a great way to nurture and engage your email subscribers will developing your traffic and visibility.
Creating engaging newsletters with your curated content is really easy.