Tag Archives: literacy

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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Targeting Instruction for Success

Using adaptive technology to increase science comprehension. GUEST COLUMN | by Harriet Isecke Reading comprehension in the U.S. is one of the greatest crises facing our nation today. The problem is only exacerbated when it comes to reading nonfiction text, … Continue reading

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Re-Engaged with Core Knowledge

The education division president of the venerable publisher outlines a path forward. GUEST COLUMN | by Greg Worrell The beginning of a new school year is a time to start fresh – for teachers, students and families to reboot and dive … Continue reading

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Smarter Reading

Changing the way kids read — and how teachers create, share and teach. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero After spending the decade before founding Curriculet as the founder and principal of two KIPP schools, there were two major problems Jason … Continue reading

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Can a Child Learn to Read on His Own with a Tablet?

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