What if the key to increasing the long-term impact of our classrooms and schools was doing fewer things much better? Read the full blog from Dave Stuart Jr., author of These 6 Things, to learn more about how to focus your teaching on what actually matters.
Students learn to read and write best when their teachers balance literacy instruction. But how do you strike the right balance of skills and knowledge, reading and writing, small and whole group instruction, and direct and dialogic instruction, so that all students can learn to their maximum potential? Watch this video with Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey, and Nancy Akhavan, authors of This Is Balanced Literacy, Grades K-6, as they answer the question: What is balanced literacy?