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Strategies for Teaching Reading

How can you prepare every student for reading success?Reading strategies are explicit, planned actions that help translate the printed word into sounds and meaning. Reading skills benefit every kind of student, but they are essential for emerging readers, struggling readers, English Language Learners, and students with learning challenges, according to Reading Horizons. 607 more words

Teaching And Learning

A New Grammar Comprehensive in Every Town

All Change Please! is perhaps best known for its satirical announcements of surreal Df-ingE policies that attempt to reveal them for the nonsense the real ones are. 422 more words

General Rants And Raves

10 ways to use Explain Everything in the Languages classroom

Last week @joedale and experimented with the podcasting app Anchor.  Our slow chat was called Explaining Explain Everything.  You can listen to the chat here… 642 more words

Teaching And Learning

Half a world away. VR helping to cross the cultural divide.

I live on the Isle of Man and this is going to be our year of going global and yet we aren’t ever going to leave our classroom. 929 more words

Teaching And Learning

"Little Ears:" The 2016 Election Results

Never do I recall teachers calming frightened students after an election. But that is what happened all day today in many, many schools.

Teachers reassured students from all kinds of families—some immigrants, some children of immigrants, their friends, their classmates, all while handling their own shock. 187 more words

Parents And Children

Know knows and unknown knowns

I have always wondered if it’s possible for students to teach themselves a modern foreign language.  My concern has always been that it would be so tricky for students to find their way around the complexities of language learning without becoming frustrated or despondent.   853 more words

Teaching And Learning

Forever Changes

Everything you always wanted to know about Curriculum Development but were afraid to ask…

If there is one current issue that would probably unite most teachers it’s that there’s too much change happening in education. 763 more words

General Rants And Raves