How do you encourage your child to embrace a love of learning that extends beyond the school walls? Here are five steps to get you started in encouraging your child to fall in love with learning again.
Even if you are already familiar with the Daily 5 and best practices for implementation, adding on online learning solution like Reading Eggs and Reading Eggspress to your framework will only empower your students with more tools for success on their journey to reading proficiency. Take a look at how Reading Eggs pairs perfectly with the different tasks of the Daily 5.
Norman Webb’s Depth of Knowledge (DOK) framework is a highly regarded model that has been proven to be useful in understanding what type of knowledge is required to solve problems in academia. Webb has outlined different levels of content complexity and understanding. Let’s take a look at an example, the DOK summary definitions for mathematics, which follow 4 steps.
Establishing a strong foundation in literacy is absolutely essential to future academic success, including attainment of the new college- and career-ready standards that are being put in place under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Initiatives related to reading by the 3rd grade are becoming increasingly common across the country, and Michigan is no exception.
The goal of ESSA and its predecessors has been about equity of resources. This is no different when it comes to early literacy; however, opportunities to develop prereading skills in preparation for school are often challenging. Let’s also examine some approaches to addressing and supporting reading proficiency by the 3rd grade.
Black History Month provides a wonderful opportunity for educators to teach their students about the pivotal role black Americans have played in U.S. history, and to help students recognize the importance of social, political, and economic equality as it applies to race.
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