I have been reading and talking and writing a lot about the shifts we need to make in how we think about our reading comprehension standards...
I'm a big fan of Doug Lemov's Teach Like a Champion , and the third edition of the book has landed on top of my (towering) stack of ...
There's no reading quite like summer reading. There's just something about the longer days, warmer temperatures, and natural lazines...
  If you want to improve student engagement, one incredibly simple strategy is to implement a No Hands Up policy in your classroom. It means...
  I get asked a lot about the practice of getting the gist of a text. Why do we ask students to do this? Why do we ask them to do it SO MUCH...
I've been thinking a lot about concrete ways in which we can improve at releasing the work to the kids, especially when we're asking...
  "Call me Ishmael." "It was a queer, sultry summer, the summer they electrocuted the Rosenbergs, and I didn't know what ...