Literacy

Why Reading Aloud To Older Children Is Valuable
Every Child, Every Day
Best Practices in Literacy Instruction
A Vision of Powerful Learning and Teaching in Social Studies
Can We Learn A Second Language Like We Learned Our First?
6 Assumptions That Were Killing Reading In My Classroom
Want to raise successful kids? Neuroscience says read to them like this (but most parents don’t) 
Michael Creighton’s Poetry Teaching Resources
50 Writing Prompts for All Grade Levels
Thinking outside the bin: Why labeling books by reading level disempowers young readers
Igniting a Passion for Reading from Edutopia (choice)
The Best Books to Teach in Middle School 
The Benefits of Reading for Pleasure from Edutopia
Stop killing the love of reading from Cult Pedagogy
Cultivating a Love of Reading in the Digital Age from Edutopia
4 Teaching Moves to Promote a Growth Mindset in Readers from MindShift
What Doesn’t Work: Literacy Practices We Should Abandon
10 Intriguing Photos to Teach Close Reading and Visual Thinking Skills and here is the ongoing link from NYT: What’s Going On In This Picture?
401 Prompts for Argumentative Writing
What’s Going On In Your Child’s Brain When You Read Them A Story?
The Best Books To Teach In Middle School
14 Books That Connect Students With Valuable Scientists’ Struggles
Young Adult Novels That Teach A Growth Mindset

Setting Up For Success in the Middle School Writing Workshop

36 Awesome Anchor Charts for Teaching Writing

Dan Feigelson Reading Projects Workshop Packet
Dan Feigelson Punctuation Workshop Packet
Dan Feigelson Writing Workshop Packet

To Read or Not To Read, Study from National Endowment for the Arts
Reclaiming Pleasure in the Teaching of Reading by Sharon Murphy

Kids Tell Us: Why I Read

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