By Joan Flora and Pattie Sloan: two teachers challenging classroom status quo James Britton claimed that reading and writing lean on discussion, but it’s not just talk that students need; it’s academic conversations that teachers thoughtfully facilitate: Teachers of high-achieving … Continue reading
Slow Sprints: Close Reading, Pt. 2.
Practicing Slow Thinking in a Caffeinated World.
By Joan Flora and Pattie Sloan If you’re a Common Core hater, you may want to skip this post and check in again in a couple of weeks when we’ve moved beyond close, critical reading strategies to The Adventures of … Continue reading
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