"Over the 40 years I’ve worked in early childhood education, I’ve believed many times that a revolution in the field was imminent. Heaven knows we’ve certainly needed one, as misguided policies have brought about increasingly inappropriate practices. Surely people who understand child development would finally begin making the decisions about ECE!
Clearly, I’ve been naïve..."
Read the full blog by Rae Pica, author of What If We Taught the Way Children Learn? and What If Everybody Understood Child Development?, regarding her experience in early childhood education and her thoughts on the response of schools to COVID-19.
Read this article from ILA's "Literacy Across Disciplines" by Douglas Fisher & Nancy Frey, authors of Comprehension. Inside, the authors discuss their vision for not only deepening students' understanding of complex texts, but energizing and inspiring students to read passionately.
In this article by Caitlin Krause, author of Mindful by Design, she provides five research-grounded practices to help educators embrace vulnerability as a strength.
The authors of The Distance Learning Playbook, Grades K-12, discuss in this ILA article, three critical takeaways they have learned while distance learning, including how to accelerate learning, managing reading volume, and the infusion of social and emotional learning strategies.