Tag Archives: literacy and technology

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Tips to help your students become binge readers. GUEST COLUMN | by Rita Platt Binge watching has become an American phenomenon. With online choices including Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, HBO Go, and more, viewers can watch their favorite television shows … Continue reading

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Can’t Stop Reading!

Special Education students find joy in learning through digital literacy environment. GUEST COLUMN | by Judy Hackett and Cathy Kostecki  How do you get your most struggling readers to engage in high-quality text? Research shows two key parts in motivating … Continue reading

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Another Dimension

Powerful ways to integrate visual storytelling in the classroom. GUEST COLUMN | by Livia Mihai The first pop-up children’s book I ever touched was Little Red Riding Hood. I was a high school senior, and I had thought I was … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Lexia RAPID Assessment K-2

Recently expanded to grades K-2, Lexia RAPID Assessment helps K-12 educators prepare all students for reading success. Designed to measure the skills most predictive of reading success, RAPID adaptively assesses student performance in critical reading and language skills, while minimizing … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Big Word Club

You’ve heard of the Digital Divide, well, here’s a very different chasm in education: the Word Gap. What’s this? “A gap in vocabulary between rich and poor,” says Shane DeRolf, founder and CEO of Big Word Club. Research has documented that students from lower … Continue reading

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