Literacy Place for the Early Years Program Overview
In these short videos Sue Jacskon, Scholastic Education's National Literacy Consultant, explores the contents of Kindergarten and Grade 3 complete packs, identifying and describing all the components in context.
In this TalkAbout series Nancie Atwell discusses her book The Reading Zone, answers questions about reading comprehension, and shares advice on creating successful reading and writing workshops as well as how to create passionate readers.
See how one teacher conducts a typical reading workshop in her classroom. Includes short glimpses of a mini-lesson, independent reading, small group instruction, conferring, and reading response activities.
Linda Rief answers the question, "How do we get students to start writing, especially when they say, 'I don't have anything to write about.' Is it more a question of confidence rather than competence?"