Tag Archives: Getting to the Core of English Language Arts Grades 6-12

SoMIRAC’s 21st Century Literacy Leaders Committee unveils its inaugural newsletter

The State of Maryland International Reading Association Council’s 21st Century Literacy Leaders Committee released its first bi-monthly newsletter. The purpose of this newsletter is to provide specialized information to Maryland’s literacy leaders. As our state’s schools build teacher capacity in preparation for the Common Core … Continue reading

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New Information, Old Hat Lessons

I have just finished reading this book, “Getting to the Core of English Language Arts Grades 6-12,” and my assessment of its quality and efficacy is split. To be specific, the chapters that discuss the standards themselves are great, while … Continue reading

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