Arquivos de tags: Biliteracy

Running Records

30/08/2014

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What is a running record? According to the University of Carolina – School of Education website,  a running record is a tool that helps teachers to identify patterns in student reading behaviors. These patterns allow a teacher to see the strategies a student uses to make meaning of individual words and texts as a whole. Running […]

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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 that […]

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Charts: Purpose is Key

22/09/2013

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by Marjorie Martinelli and Kristine Mraz, Authors and Featured Speakers at the 2013 Literacy for All Conference Charts are here, there, and everywhere. Teachers spend a great deal of energy and time creating charts. They hang from every nook and cranny of each and every classroom. They are the expected norm, a part of pedagogy, and […]

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Guided Reading as an Instructional Approach by Fountas and Pinnell

22/09/2013

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Guided Reading as an Instructional Approach Guided reading is small-group reading instruction designed to provide differentiated  teaching that supports students in developing reading proficiency. The teacher uses a  tightly structured framework that allows for the incorporation of several research-based approaches into a coordinated whole. For the student, the guided reading lesson means  reading and talking […]

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São Paulo ganha Biblioteca Infantil Multilíngue

24/08/2013

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Originalmente publicado no blog Estadão, em 08.agosto.2013 http://blogs.estadao.com.br/estante-de-letrinhas/sao-paulo-ganha-biblioteca-infantil-multimidia/ As crianças e os adolescentes de São Paulo ganham amanhã um novo espaço dedicado aos livros, revistas, gibis e DVDs em diversos idiomas – espanhol, japonês, inglês, italiano, francês, alemão e, claro, português. É a Biblioteca Infantil Multilíngue, que funcionará no Centro Universitário Belas Artes de São […]

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Targeted Literacy Coaching

24/08/2013

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Targeted Literacy Coaching a guest blog post by Laurie Elish-Piper and Susan K. L’Allier, 2013 Literacy for All Conference Speakers Erin, an elementary literacy coach described her frustration with too much to do and no clear way to prioritize and focus her coaching work. “I feel like I’m running as fast as I can, and […]

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For Young ELLs, Learning in Two Languages Best, Review Says

24/08/2013

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For Young ELLs, Learning in Two Languages Best, Review Says By Lesli A. Maxwell in Education Week on August 19, 2013 12:45 PM Instruction in English and in a child’s home language in the preschool and early elementary years leads to the best outcomes for the youngest dual-language learners, both in terms of academic-content achievement and as English-language […]

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The Power of Prediction

24/08/2013

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The Power of Prediction by Wendy Vaulton, Senior Researcher, Center for Reading Recovery and Literacy Collaborative at Lesley University If you think prediction is only for weather forecasters and Nostradamus, you may be leaving out a key part of the process of digging into your data. Predicting what we think we’ll find turns us from […]

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