Introducing the HyperRubric:
A Tool that Takes Learning to the Next Level
Unlike the traditional rubric, which serves mainly to evaluate, the HyperRubric pushes students to keep moving forward.
Why You Should Bring Podcasts Into Your Classroom
Podcasts are a screen-free, movement-enabling, ear-stimulating and eye-opening way to deliver content. Learn the benefits and where to find great ones.
How ELA and Special Ed Collaboration
Can Produce Great Student Writing
Writing can be especially difficult for students with learning differences. How can ELA and special ed teachers optimize their partnership to get the best from these kids?
Does Your School Need a Literacy Check-Up?
Literacy is arguably the most valuable asset we develop in our students, but many classrooms are missing the teaching practices that would make the biggest difference.
Up-Down-Both-Why: A Feeling-Based Approach to Literature
Students often struggle to make meaningful connections to literature and put those connections into words. This technique helps.
Fire Up Your Students with a Campaign Project
Whether it’s real or fictional, putting students to work on a campaign for a cause is a powerful way to get them writing persuasively.
Hexagonal Thinking: A Colorful Tool for Discussion
If you’ve been looking for a fresh way to get students thinking outside the box, this may be just what you need.
Historically Responsive Literacy: A More Complete Education for All Students
Based on the work of 19th century Black literary societies, this fresh approach to curriculum focuses on identity, skills, intellect, and criticality.