Arquivos de tags: Balanced Literacy

Top 5 Ways to Become a Stronger Writing Teacher: A Book Study of Writing Pathways

09/08/2014

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This June/2014, I had the privilege to attend the advanced sessions in the  Writing Institute at Teachers College. In my first day, I met experienced teachers who have been attending it for the past 10 years. I was not only puzzled, but also intrigued wondering why they have been attending for so long. Well, by […]

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Balanced Literacy Works Best for Common Core

08/07/2014

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by Mark Federman is the principal of East Side Community School, a public school in New York City for sixth- through 12th-graders. He leads workshops throughout the country on balanced literacy and transitioning to the Common Core. UPDATED JULY 3, 2014, 1:37 PM We must end the absurd notion that balanced literacy is somehow at odds with the […]

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Balanced Literacy Is One Effective Approach

08/07/2014

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  by  Lucy Calkins, an early advocate of balanced literacy, is the founding director of the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project and the Robinson Professor in Children’s Literature at Teachers College, where she co-directs the literacy specialist program. UPDATED JULY 2, 2014, 6:51 PM Saying there has been a “shift back to balanced literacy” implies […]

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