Whether or not you agree with it, destreaming is here. Read this blog to understand what this means and how you can go about teaching to a class of diverse learners, at different levels.
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
Have you included independent choice reading but notice students reading is lagging? Try creating competition between classes, semesters or years.
Do you want to know why so many of your high school English students struggle with reading? I did, it's why I've spent the last decade figuring out the answer. I have outlined my findings in this blog post.