Literacy/ELL

Superintendents, are you sick of the culture wars? So are many parents

A majority of parents say the culture wars—i.e., banning books and stifling 'woke' agendas—are much less important than academic advancement and school safety, according to a new survey.

If ChatGPT were a high school student, how would it perform? Let’s find out

Out of curiosity, we asked the chatbot to perform several tasks that your average high school student might be given in the subjects of history, writing and math. Needless to say, it outdid itself.

Empower Educators to Teach with the Science of Reading

Thursday, February 23 at 2 pm ET

Attend this webinar to learn some key insights to help you empower educators throughout your school or district to teach literacy more effectively using the science of reading.

How ChatGPT can actually be a force for good rather than a boon for cheaters

"With ChatGPT, students can ask the bot for feedback on their writing. It can provide example texts students can study. It can provide creative ideas for projects and prompts the student (or the teacher) might not think of otherwise," says author and former teacher Matt Miller.

Literacy Under the Lights: 10 ways to bring the community back together

We combined our tri-county area’s love of football with our passion for reading by hosting an event that brought the two together: Literacy Under the Lights.

5 reasons we should add coding as another language in ELA

Students are ready to begin learning about coding at the same time they are ready to begin learning to read and write any other language.

Why holding back students based on reading proficiency does not help

More students are about to be punished simply because they haven’t had appropriate reading instruction.

A deep dive into student data reveals real improvement and reasons for hope

Educators across the country seem to be paying attention to the data that is identifying areas of greatest concern, they are taking action, and it is all having a positive impact on students.

How well does each state teach financial education? Tennessee tops the list

A new report ranks states on how well they provide financial education, including those that don't require financial literacy courses.

4 ways to ensure teachers are using the newest learning materials

Despite having access to the latest tools, one in five teachers said they avoided new materials that did not meet students' needs, were hard to use or that they didn't have time to implement.

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