Learn some tricks for reading the Units of Study, whether you’re new to the units or have been using them for many years.
As the school year comes to a close, many of the schools I work with are launching into a week or so of in-service, summer institutes, and other professional development. … Continue Reading How To Read A Unit of Study
Recently, I caught up with my friend and colleague Chris Lehman. For a little end-of-the-year inspiration, please enjoy our interview: Beth: Your books make it clear that you have a … Continue Reading An Interview with Educator and Author Chris Lehman
Guided Writing Lesson Front Page Originally uploaded by teachergal I attended the Literacy for All K-6 Northeast Literacy Conference here in Providence today. Specifically, I attended “Guided Writing in Small … Continue Reading Guided Writing Lesson
I recall clapping out the syllables to words when I was very young. Did it help me as a writer? Probably? I mean, I know where to hyphenate a word … Continue Reading Syllables, Diagramming Sentences, and Other Thoughts
An article published this past summer in Education Next came across my desk today. “The Lucy Calkins project: parsing a self-proclaimed literacy guru” disturbed me for two reasons: 1. Lucy … Continue Reading A Must-Read for All WW Teachers