“We also know that increasing vocabulary knowledge has a direct impact on comprehension and plays a role in overall school success.” ~Robert Marzano, Marzano’s Six-Step Vocabulary Process, Marzano’s Top 10 Characteristics of Effective Vocabulary Instruction
This week’s quote is courtesy of Paula, in PBS TeacherLine’s course, An Introduction to Underlying Principles and Research for Effective Literacy Instruction
Looking back to a quote from awhile ago…50 years! It is called “Make Them Read”
I am excited to have the opportunity to facilitate Developing Passionate Readers in a Digital World an undergraduate and graduate course from PBS TeacherLine. This is the 7th time to facilitate this course and every time, I learn something new from the dedicated educators who take the course. Click here to learn more about the course and see the other course offerings from PBS TeacherLine.
Hope to virtually “see” you in class!
From PBSTeacherLine: Understanding colonial society in the early 17th century, just in time for Thanksgiving!
This US history video from Crash Course describes the diverse patterns of colonization of Europeans in North America. The outcome of this colonization resulted in conflicts between colonizers and native people. Learn more about different factors that played into the development of two colliding cultures using this video, designed for students grades 9-12.
Explore the Collection from PBS TeacherLine at this link
Learn right along with your kids~~ !!
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“When you sit in front of a kindergartner with a stopwatch in your hand, and she can’t bark out letters fast enough to earn the score of proficient, and you’re recording all of it, you aren’t teaching her to read, you’re teaching her to hate reading.”
~Philip Kovacs, Associate Professor of Education at the University Alabama at Huntsville.
Quote furnished from one of my online learners, a dedicated professional educator in the PBSTeacherLine course, Developing Passionate Readers in the Digital Age
More Weekend Ed. Quotes
Goals and Objectives video review by Helen Teague (aka Dr. T.)
My summer plans just became turbo-charged!!! I’m Excited to facilitate a timely and engaging @PBSTeacherline course:
RDLA400 – Developing Passionate Readers in a Digital World.
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