Brita Haycraft, who shared her 'tricks and techniques for better spoken English' at one of our seminars for teachers in the UK yesterday, tells us that one often overlooked, but very important element to being understood in English is stressing the...
A research project has found that teachers who read for pleasure have better book knowledge and feel more confident, calm and stress-free in the classroom ("Why teachers should read more children's books": http://t.co/LLKVLFQZK8...
"Today I was asked how I get my boys reading, and while I am not an expert, and some of them still don’t read as much I would love them to, I do have a few ideas. (And yes, many of these apply to the girls as well)."
This article was originally published on the Voices From the Learning Revolution blog of Powerful Learning Practice.
Literacy is changing. It really is. Even in my grade one classroom as thestudents begin to learn their letters and sounds, as they start to put those letters and sounds together into words, and as they take their first hesitant steps to read and write.
The change in our classroom was subtle at first. When my students began writing the word wewith two i’s, I smiled and talked about the more traditional spelling of the word. When students came to school with a clear understanding of what it meant to get to the next level or to have several lives, I took notice of the new vocabulary they had.
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