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New Literacies and 21st-Century Technologies

Grades   K – 12  |  Professional Library

New Literacies and 21st-Century Technologies

IRA's position on recognizing an expanded conception of literacy and supporting learners as they use and interact with information and communication technologies.

 

Bringing Word Study to Intermediate Classrooms

Grades   3 – 8  |  Professional Library

Bringing Word Study to Intermediate Classrooms

Students can become excited about language and how it works through short, integrated word study units.

 

Beyond Reading and Writing: Inquiry, Curriculum, and Multiple Ways of Knowing

Grades   K – 5  |  Professional Library

Beyond Reading and Writing: Inquiry, Curriculum, and Multiple Ways of Knowing

The authors offer theory-into-practice techniques, insight into how such a curriculum actually worked on a day-to-day basis, suggestions on how educators can better support and understand their students, and, insights the authors gained by undertaking this inquiry.

 

Write Now! Empowering Writers in Today's K–6 Classroom

Grades   K – 6  |  Professional Library

Write Now! Empowering Writers in Today's K–6 Classroom

Writing instruction is front and center in today’s classrooms. Gain insights from field leaders who provide ideas for using mentor texts, digital tools, vision and choice in writing workshop, multi-genre projects, and more to engage and grow today’s diverse learners.

 

Living Voices: Multicultural Poetry in the Middle School Classroom

Grades   6 – 8  |  Professional Library

Living Voices: Multicultural Poetry in the Middle School Classroom

Jaime Wood offers middle school English language arts teachers material for teaching poetry by Nikki Giovanni, Li-Young Lee, and Pat Mora; the text includes graphic organizers and other resources.