The more we show learners what the work looks like at different levels and the reasons for that level, the better they are able to self-assess, set goals, and improve.
There’s a kid in my class that I’m continually impressed by. His answers are straight-out honest and typically thoughtful. He participates, even though at first glance I didn’t think he … Continue Reading Slice of Life: Conferring
In my most November 2008 issue of The Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy, I came across an article by Gloria E. Jacobs, “We Learn What We Do: Developing a … Continue Reading Standard English vs. Texting.
Check out this Providence Journal article about a student who wrote a persuasive letter to Lowe’s and was granted a response bigger than he ever imagined. Bernardo Garcia wanted mulch … Continue Reading Wow!