Today on the Heinemann Podcast, we’re excited to bring you a special read aloud episode with author Kate Roberts. In her latest book, A Novel Approach Kate takes a close look at both whole-class novels and independent reading...
Reading, writing, and conversation can stretch the known and expand the heart and mind toward a more inclusive and empathic way of being. Lester Laminack and Katie Kelly offer a framework that can both deepen and broaden students’ understandings, insights, and empathy for the greater human family. (continue reading)
To learn together, children need to figure out how to live in the confined space of a classroom, developing processes that enable them to navigate their environment, and each other, with care, respect and trust. (continue reading)
What does it really take to help students learn their math facts in ways that allow them to access and use these facts fluently and flexibly to solve rich and challenging math problems? (continue reading)
In her new book, The Right Tools, author Towanda Harris lays out a path that teachers and administrators can use to make informed decisions abut what resources and practices they need for the students they teach. (continue reading)
Anne Whitney, Colleen McCracken, and Deana Washell think that young kids can reflect and, once they know what it does for them, usually want to reflect. However, this doesn’t mean they know how to reflect. We need to teach reflection, not just expect reflection. (continue reading)
Creating a visual image of a process as dynamic in nature as purposeful talk is challenging at best. But visuals are incredibly helpful for both internalizing the process, and pushing against misconceptions. (continue reading)
Today on the podcast Lester Laminack and Katie Kelly want students and teachers to learn the ways that reading can change lives. In their new book 'Reading to Make a Difference,' Lester and Katie build a framework for diverse and inclusive literature practices. (continue reading)