“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”
As we prepare for the start of the school year, perhaps this quote would be good to include.
“At the end of your life, you will never regret not having passed one more test, winning one more verdict or not closing one more deal,” she said…You will regret time not spent with a husband, a child, a friend or a parent.” ~Barbara Bush, 1925 – April 17, 2018
“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
“Children may remain confused about learning to read unless they develop fundamental concepts of print.”
~Concepts of Print, Letter Naming, and Phonemic Awareness
I could feel feel the energy and excitement rising in the room whenever participants could see a short road between a late afternoon workshop an a concrete and positive change that they could make in their classes the next morningJames Lang in his book, Small Teaching