Why a Bronx School Switched Its English Language Arts Curriculum Mid-Pandemic

When school leaders at P.S. 236 in the Bronx, NY, found that Units of Study, a reading curriculum produced by Columbia University’s Teachers College,...

North Carolina District Gets Spotlight for Literacy Efforts

It’s great to see Jackson County Public Schools get the attention it deserves for taking important steps to improve literacy education. The...

Bringing Equitable and Engaging Writing Practices to the Elementary Classroom

Tanisha Washington, a regional director of implementation services for Wit & Wisdom®, shares her story of getting elementary students to write with...

The Power of Integrating Reading and Writing in the ELA Classroom

There is a lot of talk about how today’s math instruction looks pretty different from how most adults learned math as kids. Math instruction today...

Let’s Talk About Books and Best Practices in Literacy Instruction

Conversations are happening in school districts around the country about what children are learning and, notably, what they’re reading. At Great...

Q&A from Background Knowledge and Reading Comprehension Webinar

The Great Minds® Educators Engage webinar “Research Spotlight: The Relationship Between Background Knowledge and Reading Comprehension” included a...

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