ELA relies on so much of a learner’s toolkit: reading, writing, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, speaking and listening, speech and debate, poetry and research. With such a robust landscape, we promise to provide equally rich resources.
There was a heightened sense of excitement, a noticeable hum in the air, as we walked into the middle school library. The space was filling up fast with parents, siblings, teachers, and community …
Author: Julie Richardson
We all want children to be able to read well so they can read all kinds of texts for understanding. How does this happen? What are the basic moving parts that describe how students learn to read with …
Author: Cindy Jiban
One day, while working with the interdisciplinary team at my middle school, my colleagues and I were discussing upcoming lesson plans, what had been working well in our classes, and where we were …
Author: Amy Merrill
In our webinar Dyslexia: What every educator should know about the most common learning disability, NWEA literacy experts Tiffany Peltier and Cindy Jiban took an evidence-based look at dyslexia, …
Author: Erin Ryan
Like many in the US, I studied Spanish in high school as part of my graduation requirement. While in college, however, my motivation for continuing with the language became decidedly more personal. I …
Author: Kayla McLaughlin
When I was in school, I learned about the writing process in a way that made it seem linear. In my mind, it was akin to a drive along an interstate: long, mostly flat, and straight, with only …
Author: Kellie Schmidt
This school year, my co-teacher and I decided to bring back mystery readers with our students and invited families to take part in the activity. The concept is simple: a volunteer shows up on Friday …
Author: Natalie DiFusco-Funk
6 minute read
4 minute read
7 minute read
Lots of kids dread math. You can help them love it. Get advice on how from our Teach. Learn. Grow. math experts in our latest ebook.
There’s a lot policymakers can do to support schools during COVID-19. We talked with experts Evan Stone and LaTanya Pattillo about what to focus on during SY21–22.
Read the post
Effective literacy instruction must rely on the science of reading and best practices in balanced literacy.
Sign up for our newsletter and get recent blog posts—and more—delivered right to your inbox.
SIGN ME UP