EdScoop Features Great Books Plus!
“Educators who know how to spark student conversations around classic books can vouch for how the process can improve reading comprehension and literacy. Now Great Books Foundation, a longtime provider of classroom reading and discussion materials, hopes to modernize that process with the launch next week of a new digital platform aimed at helping teachers easily track student progress and enabling students to complete homework and quizzes online.”
“What we’ve got is a fairly robust platform that allows students and teachers to aggregate and share questions about a text,” said Joe Coulson, president of Great Books Foundation. “But in addition, they can pull passages out, aggregate them in a separate list and then share those lists with notes” before, during or after class, he said. Read the full article.
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