Do You Understand? Strategies for Reading Comprehension (with “The Golden Windows”)

Contributor: James A Goering II | File type : Teaching Material

How can you enable your students to understand books and stories that are too hard for them now? James lists strategies to move beyond mere pronunciation to real comprehension. Don't miss the c... Read More

Five Questions to Ask a Verb: Straightforward Steps to Identify Verb Tense

Contributor: Carol Burkholder | Length : 5 | File type : Video

When your students read a story, they can probably tell whether the action is in the past, present, or future. But do they have the skills to analyze the precise meaning of the verbs they read? In thi... Read More

Beliefs: From Claiming to Owning (Cliff Schrock)

Contributor: Cliff Schrock | Length : 46 | File type : Audio

It is easy to hear ideas and claim them as truth with little basis or personal thought. This approach to life tends to leave one with a collection of beliefs that are shallow and unfounded, easily giv... Read More

Lean Manufacturing: A Philosophy for Teachers?

Contributor: John Mark Kuhns | File type : Blog Post

Last summer, I had the privilege of working at my father’s business just as he was starting to put significant effort into implementing an approach called “lean manufacturing.” As its name sug... Read More

Dyslexia: Recognizing and Addressing the Needs of Your Students

Contributor: Peter Whitt | Length : 52 | File type : Audio

Dyslexia, says Peter, is not a defect; it is a design feature. Peter leads workshop members in recognizing signs of dyslexia. Courtesy CASBI.

Resources for Dyslexia

Contributor: Peter Whitt | Length : 31 | File type : Audio

Following up on a session that focused on identifying dislexia, Peter offers tools to help learners process better. He refers to Overcoming Dyslexia by Sally Shaywitz. Courtesy CASBI. ... Read More