Choice Reading, Online Learning, Teacher Support, Uncategorized

Finding Books for Your in Class Library

Getting inventory You can of course buy them yourself but first… Start with your department or board (literacy consultants if you have them). Perhaps there is money earmarked for new books, or initiatives (equity or those for struggling readers). Talk to your principal or department head. I agreed to spearhead a research driven initiative to… Continue reading Finding Books for Your in Class Library

Choice Reading, Online Learning, Reading, Uncategorized

8 Strategies to Support Choice Reading in the Secondary Classroom

Setting students up for independent reading success can be difficult. It requires going beyond opening the book shelf and saying "and go." Finding a book (and even curating a list of books) they want to read can be difficult for a teen.  Here are some ideas to use to help studnets find a book they… Continue reading 8 Strategies to Support Choice Reading in the Secondary Classroom

Creating Class Culture, Diversity & Equity, Online Learning

Creating an Inclusive Online Classroom: Part 1-Getting to know your students

The Underlying Philosophy When mentoring student teachers I tell them the most important thing to focus on is relationship building. Students want to come to, and are more likely to be successful in, a class where they feel valued and supported. The COVID Complication This has never been more true, or more difficult, than during… Continue reading Creating an Inclusive Online Classroom: Part 1-Getting to know your students

Online Learning, Teacher Support

eLearning/Remote Learning/Homeschooling Online Resources

Looking for resources to support your students learning or resources to help teach your own kids here is a great list of online resources. This list (which is in no way exhaustive) will be updated regularly. If you have a suggestion of a good resource to add please email your suggestion to literacymasterydiscovery@gmail.com. Updated: 18/01/2021… Continue reading eLearning/Remote Learning/Homeschooling Online Resources