We’re Adding a Literacy Minute to Our Days – Are You?

International Reading Association wouldn't ask educators to do that we aren’t willing to do ourselves. When the International Literacy Day 60-for-60 challenge was launched, asking teachers to engage their students in an extra 60 seconds of literacy-focused activities every day for 60 days, we wanted to get in on the fun.


Digital Poetry and Reluctant Learners

By using technology in a poetry unit, I could overcome the negative behavior of my students and engage them in the learning process.

What is Your Advice for Getting the School Year Off to a Good Start?

The first few days of school involve more than just fun icebreakers and syllabi creation.

Helping Kids With Cancer: Local Council Makes a Big Impact in Ohio

My local council's service project this year really touched my heart.

  • Let Your Light Shine in our New 'Member Spotlight'

    Want to spotlight a colleague’s accomplishment or announce your own? In the ongoing effort to better serve our subscribers, Reading Today recently started a “Member Spotlight” section with the spotlight on—you guessed it—our members.
  • Response to NCTQ's 2014 Teacher Education Report

    by Peter Afflerbach, Annemarie Sullivan Palinscar, Virginia Goatley, and P. David Pearson
    June 25, 2014

    The National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) issued its second review of teacher preparation programs June 17. We see little in the 2014 report to change our stance from last year regarding their efforts to assess the quality of teacher education for literacy instruction.

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