47 results for reading

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    The challenge of coordinating and teaching developmental reading

    Community colleges often face the unique challenge of preparing academically underprepared students. These students must acquire needed academic skills to perform successfully in transfer-level courses. Nationally, developmental education has been under pressure to help these students accelerate coursework and skills. Developmental educators face a tough climb as these students are often seeking to “accelerate” to transfer courses in only one […]
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    The Four Doors of Common Core State Standards | Pearson Blog

    Once the Common Core State Standards were released, Pam Allyn, world-renowned expert in home and school literacy connections, set out to develop a roadmap for teachers, students, and parents. Through her research, Pam discerned four main patterns, or “doors” as she calls them, to provide an effective framework for helping all learners to achieve the promise of the standards. In […]
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    3 reading rules every teacher can use in the classroom

    Michael Pollan based his best-selling book, Food Rules, on a seven-word mantra, broken into three phrases: “Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.” I’m taking a similar tack to support teachers, students, and parents in attending to what underlies proficient reading of complex text. Here are my three Reading Rules: 1. Read often Getting good at cognitive-motor processes such as […]
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    Common Core Standards and Their Impact on Literacy | Pearson Blog

    As states across the country begin to administer tests aligned to Common Core State Standards, many people are still trying to understand the standards and the impact on students. There are passionate conversations happening at the school level among teachers, administrators, parents, and students trying to learn what these new standards are designed to achieve. To help further these conversations […]
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    The organic integration of reading and writing through thematic journeys

    After an enthusiastic, full-house session at NADE Anaheim, we brought our discussion of the organic integration of reading and writing to a Pearson webinar this past April. It was an inspiring event, with over 60 participants online from coast to coast. We were awed by the host of challenging questions that came our way during the Q&A period. We got […]
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    A Closer Look at New Academic Standards and Tips to Meet Them | Pearson Blog

    New academic standards, ones that require testing and ultimately evaluation, require students to demonstrate a deeper level of comprehension when it comes to reading. Specifically, the standards challenge students to use critical thinking skills, problem-solving skills and analytical skills to answer questions about literary passages. The shift may prove difficult for some students who otherwise have performed well or met […]
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