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

As teachers, we are fortunate to see positive change in our classrooms every day. To make a difference in my community, I look to my local council, the Toledo Area Council of the International Reading Association (TACIRA) in Ohio, to volunteer my time. And this year’s council service opportunities really touched my heart.


Shine in our New 'Member Spotlight'

In the ongoing effort to better serve our subscribers, Reading Today recently started a “Member Spotlight” section.

Note-Taking for Digital Writing

I wanted a way for students to be able to work on their research outside the classroom, collaborate with peers.

Book Reviews: To the Borders and Beyond

This week’s book reviews from the Children's Literature and Reading Special Interest Group follow our nearest neighbors and others who broke the walls and boundaries that confined them.

  • 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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