NOVA Education Common House Dust Could Contain Cancer-Causing Molecules For scientists, dust is a goldmine of information about the chemicals we encounter every day. From NOVA Next | Jan 9, 2017 NOYCE FOUNDATION: Every Child a Reader & Writer (ECRW) Resources The Every Child a Reader and Writer initiative ended in 2009. It was a nine-year joint venture between selected Silicon Valley school districts and the Noyce Foundation, with a shared goal of improvement of literacy instruction in all elementary classrooms. Working together, the districts and Noyce sought to develop strengthened literacy knowledge and leadership capacity within each of the districts with the aim of gradually releasing responsibility for the program to the participating districts. The Every Child a Reader and Writer materials are available for download below.
TC Reading and Writing Project on Vimeo The Teachers College Reading and Writing Project is a research think tank and staff development organization housed at Teachers College, Columbia University. Led by Lucy Calkins, the Robinson Professor in Children's Literature at Teachers College, the TCRWP has been a leading force in literacy for over 30 years. By developing curriculum and performance assessments, and by working shoulder-to-shoulder with students, teachers, principals, and superintendents, the TCRWP has helped hundreds of thousands of schools to provide more rigorous and joyful reading and writing instruction. The Project works closely with schools in 23 countries, in all parts of the US, and especially in New York City. Teaching Resources, Ideas, Lesson Plans, and Tools for Teachers Grades 9-12 Sign in -or- Register Where Teachers Come First bookwizardMy Book Lists GO Instant access to reproducibles Downloadable eBooks
Mrs. Meacham's Classroom Snapshots Work boards help to keep students and teacher organized! During Independent Reading, Writing, and Word Work Times: For students, they are a visual reminder of what options area available and where they should be during the independent work time. For teachers, they are an at-a-glance helper when trying to figure out who is where and when. Readers' Workshop K-6 - Minilessons Planning for Daily Intentional TeachingWhat do my students need to know?What strategies and knowledge help them as readers?In what way does this strategy look different across genre?What language will I use?What texts/materials will best support this instruction?How can/will I connect this work to writing?
Anchor Charts 101: Why and How to Use Them, Plus 100s of Ideas - WeAreTeachers You see them all over Pinterest. You see them all over our WeAreTeachers Facebook page. You might even see them in the classroom next door. Teachers are incorporating anchor charts into their teaching in all subject areas. But what are anchor charts actually good for? That’s the question one teacher bravely posted on our HELPLINE this week. New Jersey Department of Education Governor Chris Christie • Lt. Governor Kim GuadagnoNJ Home | Services A to Z | Departments/Agencies | FAQs DOE A to Z: A B CD E FG H IJ K LM N OP Q RS T UV W XY Z # Balanced Literacy » Writing Workshop “Writers are like other people, except for at least one important difference. Other people have daily thoughts and feelings, notice this sky or that smell, but they don’t do much about it. All those thoughts, feelings, sensations, and opinions pass through them like the air they breathe. Not writers.
Mrs. Melissa Butler My present work focuses on learning in the digital age as a model for moving my school and other educators forward and by revolutionizing reading and writing workshop with state-of-the art tools and methods under the direct mentorship of Mary Ehrenworth and Cornelius Minor. As a result, I have emerged as an innovative speaker at many conferences, including the NJECC conference at Montclair State University (MSU), NJASA's Administrative annual conferences, EdmodoCon and institutes at Teachers College including their Spring Reunion which opens its doors to thousands of educators from all over the country. My main focus is the use of social media and web 2.0 technology and the integration in schools by means to engage students, improve communications with all school stakeholders, transform learning spaces, and help educators grow professionally.
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