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

The beginning of the school year is an exciting time filled with meeting students, reconnecting with colleagues and former students, and starting important academic work. However, 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

To make a difference in my community, I look to my local council and this year’s council service really touched my heart.

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.

  • 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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