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Free Newspaper Template Pack For Word. Perfect For School

Free Newspaper Template Pack For Word. Perfect For School | Reading Essentials | Scoop.it
“Kids love this newspaper template pack since its entirely made for children. No complicated techniques to master, just easy document editing.”
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10 online literacy programs to make reading more engaging - Administration - NewsLocker

10 online literacy programs to make reading more engaging - Administration - NewsLocker | Reading Essentials | Scoop.it
“Online literacy programs are made more engaging by interactive activities and can personalize learning by tailoring reading assignments to students’ interests. Here are some programs to help struggling readers reach grade level.”
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The 3 E's of Literacy: Strategies to Nurture A Love of Reading

The 3 E's of Literacy: Strategies to Nurture A Love of Reading | Reading Essentials | Scoop.it
“Editor's note:This post was coauthored by Philomena Jones, a Big Thought Fellow with a focus on literacy development and arts education. Her background is business writing, recruiting and K-college p (RT @edutopia: New!”
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Historians are Writers!

Historians are Writers! | Reading Essentials | Scoop.it
“Place (Time?) February 6: Alice Munro, “The Bear Came Over the Mountain,” “Growing Pains,” and “The Wilderness Station” February 26: Ron Rash, Nothing Gold Can Stay (selections) and Margaret Atwood, "In Search of Alias Grace: On Writing Canadian...”
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7 Excellent Story Builder Tools for Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

7 Excellent Story Builder Tools for Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Reading Essentials | Scoop.it
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Dr Kids Phonics – App Review | iPhone & iPad AppDictions - App Reviews & App Marketing

Dr Kids Phonics – App Review | iPhone & iPad AppDictions - App Reviews & App Marketing | Reading Essentials | Scoop.it
AppDictions App Review Development company Manna Soft Limited recently announced a new educational app called Dr Kids Phonics Singalong for the iPhone, (RT @AppDictions: Dr Kids Phonics App Review - Geared to teach children the proper phonetic pronunciation.)...
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Reading strategies: Differences between summarizing and synthesizing

Reading strategies: Differences between summarizing and synthesizing | Reading Essentials | Scoop.it
This semester I am teaching a course on Becoming an Effective Learner at the University of Calgary. I have asked my students to do a reading synthesis assignment on the different readings we have e...
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ASCD Webinars - Arthur Costa and Bena Kallick, Habits of Mind

ASCD Webinars - Arthur Costa and Bena Kallick, Habits of Mind | Reading Essentials | Scoop.it
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
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Liberals Want To Increase Teachers College To Two Years

Liberals Want To Increase Teachers College To Two Years | Reading Essentials | Scoop.it
Ontario's governing Liberals are promising to extend teachers college to two years if they remain in power after the Oct. 6 election. Colleges (For fucks sake.
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Is Data Fabulous to Second Graders? - Elementary Schools

Do parents even know this is what time is being spent on during school? Come on – these are seven and eight year olds! The clip shows a person talking to a class of second graders about percentages, the amount of points ...
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An Ex-Pixar Designer Creates Astounding Kids' Book On iPad | Co. Design

An Ex-Pixar Designer Creates Astounding Kids' Book On iPad | Co. Design | Reading Essentials | Scoop.it
RT @jgmac1106: future of kids books?my son reads a ton on my nook and phone (he's two) These pages look amazing http://bit.ly/oCbtmI #ncte #titletalk...
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NCTE Centennial: 100 Years of Literacy Education Expertise

NCTE Centennial: 100 Years of Literacy Education Expertise | Reading Essentials | Scoop.it
Join NCTE in celebrating 100 years of supporting the efforts of teachers of English language arts! (Have you seen all of the historical resources on our Centennial web pages? We just reorganized them.
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Common Core Standards Resources - ASCD

Common Core Standards Resources - ASCD | Reading Essentials | Scoop.it
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
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ASCD Express 9.10 - Field Notes: The Power of Telling a Story

ASCD Express 9.10 - Field Notes: The Power of Telling a Story | Reading Essentials | Scoop.it
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Speaking to babies in long sentences boosts language development - CBS News

Speaking to babies in long sentences boosts language development - CBS News | Reading Essentials | Scoop.it
“Daily Mail Speaking to babies in long sentences boosts language development CBS News WASHINGTON -- If you want your kids to learn to talk in the best possible way, a new study suggests you should ditch the baby talk and speak to them in normal...”
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Phonemic Awareness in Young Children: A Classroom Curriculum: Marilyn Adams Ph.D., Barbara Foorman "Ph.D. M.A.T", Ingvar Lundberg Ph.D., Terri Beeler Ed.D.: 9781557663214: Amazon.com: Books

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Engaging with Ebooks Can Aid Children’s Literacy, Study Finds - The Digital Shift

Engaging with Ebooks Can Aid Children’s Literacy, Study Finds - The Digital Shift | Reading Essentials | Scoop.it
As younger and younger children recognize and use electronic devices as sources of information and entertainment, what is the impact on their literacy skills? Largely a positive one, according to a study in the January edition of SAGE Open.
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Enhancing Comprehension: Reading Skills in Middle School | Scholastic.com

Encourage progress in your ever more sophisticated and independent reader.
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Common Core for Media Specialists: Considerations

                        I had a really great conversation with a colleague yesterday discussing what the role of the Media Specialist… (;)-Common Core for Media Specialists: Considerations - Amherst, NY, United States, ASCD EDge Blog post:
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ASCD Webinars - Judy Willis, Brain-Based Learning Strategies

ASCD Webinars - Judy Willis, Brain-Based Learning Strategies | Reading Essentials | Scoop.it
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
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Word association: Study matches brain scans with complex thought

Word association: Study matches brain scans with complex thought | Reading Essentials | Scoop.it
In an effort to understand what happens in the brain when a person reads or considers such abstract ideas as love or justice, Princeton researchers have for the first time matched images of brain activity with categories of words related to the...
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Schools start setting higher goals - Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Schools start setting higher goals - Honolulu Star-Advertiser | Reading Essentials | Scoop.it
Schools start setting higher goalsHonolulu Star-AdvertiserIn the new school year that kicks off today, public school teachers will begin rolling out tougher standards for math and reading, requiring students to dive into more complex texts and...
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Your Child's Writing Life: How to Inspire Confidence, Creativity ...

Your Child's Writing Life: How to Inspire Confidence, Creativity ... | Reading Essentials | Scoop.it
Starting with a rather long list of why's, Allyn wants to ensure that parents understand the importance of early literacy in a child's life. Answering the question early on about why writing matters: it fosters a child's ...
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A parent's checklist for kindergarten readiness - Houma Courier

A parent's checklist for kindergarten readiness - Houma Courier | Reading Essentials | Scoop.it
A parent's checklist for kindergarten readinessHouma CourierDo not drill with flashcards yet. Right now, your child needs to understand the relationship between abstract symbols and concrete objects. — Practice often.
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The NCTE Definition of 21st Century Literacies

NCTE Guideline - The NCTE Definition of 21st-Century Literacies; approved by the NCTE Executive Committee on Feb.
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