Teaching Whole-Class Novels: New Book Available Now

There’s room and reason to teach whole-class novels, right along with honoring student independent reading choice. ELA expert Robert Ward explains how to do both, as he shares three decades of success expanding the literacy skills of students at every level of proficiency. But learning the nuts and bolts of reading and writing doesn’t mean … Continue reading Teaching Whole-Class Novels: New Book Available Now

Seven Tips to Avoid the Power Struggle: Guest Post by Trisha Katkin

Dun-Dun-Dun!!! Imagine some dark, suspenseful Alfred Hitchcock music right now. A scary and lonely place to be, the dreaded power struggle between a teacher and a student can be difficult to manage. The back and forth nature of an escalating power struggle is never a good thing. So how can you avoid it? Try these seven … Continue reading Seven Tips to Avoid the Power Struggle: Guest Post by Trisha Katkin