For two weeks, I have been debating which books to share. Teachers don't have a lot of time on their hands, so when you recommend a book, it had better be powerful and worthwhile.
Beth Moore has written a wonderful summary here on how to realistically implement grammar into our classrooms. I also really like "Mechanically Inclined" and "Everyday Editing" by Jeff Anderson for the upper grades. His lower elementary version will be coming out soon.
The question, How do we improve students’ reading?, is not a new one, but more and more is learned every year as to which practices are most effective. I can summarize the strongest key factor in one word: teachers. Teachers help students learn to read and grow as readers, so improving teaching practices in the... Continue Reading →