Category Archives for Reflective Reading

7 Great Educational Summer Reads for Teachers

(Photo Credit © Milkos via iStock) Summer reading lists can represent pleasure or added burden to your life, depending on who creates them and whether the choices are optional or mandatory. You’ve certainly

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Teacher book clubs: Read to learn, and for credit!

(Photo Credit © Rawpixel via iStock) Have you read “The Book Whisperer?” The full title is actually The Book Whisperer: Awakening the Inner Reader in Every Child, by Donalyn Miller (Jossey-Bass, 2009)?

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A Novel Way to Stimulate Students

Fiction is a novel way to stimulate the brain, it turns out. Reading novels, or stories, not only improves our minds, studies show, but gives us a greater chance of understanding the world we live in.

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5 Tips for Improving Student Vocabulary

To teach vocabulary effectively teachers must learn the skills necessary to apply the best approaches. Student vocabulary instruction is an art that will help pupils retain new terms that will allow them

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Reflective Reading: A Teacher’s Book Report

Reading books reflectively is important for both students and teachers. Teachers are constantly looking for ways to motivate students to become lifelong readers. But they often neglect to nurture that

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