Preview videos on text complexity and collaborative reading featured in Fisher & Frey's Close & Critical Reading PD Resource Center. (K-12)
Watch this video of Douglas Fisher, author of Rigorous Reading, discussing methods for analyzing complex texts and the expectation for students to "read like detectives and write like reporters," enabling students to dig deeper into texts and defend their findings with evidence.
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?
In this video, author Rosalind Wiseman discusses the new features in the 3rd edition of Owning Up: Empowering Adolescents to Create Cultures of Dignity and Confront Social Cruelty and Injustice, including timely inclusions to address key shifts in technology and social movements.
Listen to Beautiful Brilliant Black Girls and their teachers discuss classroom experiences.
Peter Liljedahl talks with publisher, Erin Null, about teachers' frequently asked questions.