Talk About It! Helping Students Think and Write about Nonfiction Texts

When your students read informational texts, do they have trouble forming clear arguments or opinions about what they read? Does their writing seem mechanical?

If you answered yes, consider making time for students to discuss ...

” . . . done more for my students than any other program I have ever used.”

It makes our day—and often our entire week—when teachers tell us how much Great Books benefits them and their students. Elizabeth A. Scott, a second-grade teacher at Kemps Landing/Old Donation School in Virginia Beach, sent us the ...

“I can’t get it out of their hands!”

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Inquiry-Based Learning

What is inquiry-based learning and why do it? Listen to two advocates—Kim Lanese, Assistant Principal at Borterra Canyon Elementary School in Phoenix, Arizona,
and Stephanie ...