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Understanding Academic Text

Understanding academic text is possible through making some minor adjustment to one’s reading style. In this post, we will look at the following ideas for improving academic reading comprehension. 641 more words

Reading Comprehension



These terms are all over the readings for my online class.  There is a benefit to having multiple terms to describe these 21st century skills.   962 more words


Guessing at long words means more phonics work is necessary

Suppose you have a reader  who  scores well on teacher assessments through first grade.  But then in second grade, she falters and starts guessing wrongly at new words.  310 more words

Methods Of Teaching Reading

Diagrams help students read

“Scaffolding” is an educator term to describe teacher actions to help students  learn something new.  Scaffolding could be a series of questions meant to prepare students for what they are to read.  325 more words

Methods Of Teaching Reading

The enduring power of print for learning in a digital world

Digital textbooks might be less cumbersome. But a new series of studies finds that reading from screens can hamper our ability to process and retain information. 34 more words

The Conversation

Local Educator Publishes New Book to Promote Literacy and Art Skills

Columbia resident Mike Sposito has worked in education for over a decade. His love for teaching and learning is brought to life in his new book, … 385 more words


How to increase your score on VA-RC - Part 2

In the previous post, we discussed how to maximize your VA-RC score by increasing your accuracy on RC. In this post, we will take a look at VA, time-allocation, and order of attempts for the section as a whole. 1,555 more words

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