literacy

Mar
03

Literacy Affects All Subjects

When Reading Gets More Complicated, Use Your Language! Final: United States 2-2 Slovenia Posted by Eric Beard June 18, 2010 01:37 AM Well, the US are still in this. They really could and should have won, but any fan will be happy with a draw after going down 2-0 at halftime. Valter Birsa and Zlatan […]

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Aug
06

8 Things Teachers Should do Before the End of Summer

August?? It’s August?? Oh, man. Where does the time go! Before you hit Staples for the back-to-School sale, please do yourself a favor. Check out our new list: Listen to this post! 8 things teachers should do before the end of the summer. 1. Read something the kids are reading (but NOT that you’re teaching) […]

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Farina Addresses Teachers

Chancellor Fariña Addresses Teachers Her goal: Restore dignity and Respect to teaching Chancellor Fariña addresses teachers, at a town hall meeting with UFT members.  Her first priority — and the accomplishment by which she most wants to be judged — is restoring dignity and respect to the teaching profession.  “No one works well if beaten down,” she […]

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Resources for Teaching Literacy in Kindergarten

Resources for Teaching Literacy in Kindergarten This question came to us from a NYC teacher, and it was such a good one that I wanted to share it with you: What are some strategies for teaching literacy in kindergarten? (specifics, please) We’re happy to help! I’m going to look quickly at Balanced Literacy (which was […]

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Test Taking Tips for the Literacy CST

12 Test Taking Tips for the Literacy CST  Before taking your test be sure to eat foods that will aid in your success.  Foods such as milk, nuts, seeds, rice and oats help your study efforts by releasing natural study enhancers called CCKs (cholesystokinin).  All of these chemicals enhance the neurotransmitters associated with memory. Read […]

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Literacy cohort 13 schedule

  Schedule for Literacy cohort 13   Literacy Cohort 13 Schedule (click to download a pdf)     Cohort 13 Spring 2014 EDUC 505 – Literacy in the Content Area  (Non-Matric) with Cohort 12 –        January 11, 25; February 1, 8; March 1 EDUC 545– Learning Disabilities with Cohort 12 –        March 15, 22, 29; April […]

By John Russo | Professional Development
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