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11/22/22

A Call for Rejecting The Newest 'Reading Wars'

Fifty-eight educators say ‘Sold a Story’ podcast series sells an incomplete story about reading instruction  (continue reading)
11/20/22

Where Do We Go From Here? A Vision for The Future of Heinemann

In this moment, Heinemann is moving forward in a way that reflects what has established us as a valued partner for educators—resources that are proven effective through a focus on teacher agency, student-centered learning, and engagement—while also harnessing the power of technology and bringing a modern sensibility to our work in support of teachers. We are doing this by...  (continue reading)
11/18/22

Lucy Calkins on The Important Truth About How to Teach Reading

Lucy Calkins recently penned an OpEd for Education Week. In the piece, she addresses the serious challenges facing education today and outlines how recent updates to the Units of Study meet those challenges head-on.   (continue reading)
11/17/22

How Digital Storytelling Can Help Build Essential Human Skills

For students to imagine and then drive toward their possible selves in a culture of omnipresent change, they need this toolkit of human skills.  (continue reading)
11/16/22

The Planning Wheel: A Tool to Integrate Reading and Writing

An easy and practical tool that will help teachers prioritize student’s work time. Download a free copy of the planning wheel from The Literacy Studio by Ellin Oliver Keene.  (continue reading)
11/15/22

Learning from Loss - The Audiobook!

Heinemann is pleased to announce the latest addition to our growing line of audiobooks, Learning from Loss: A Trauma-Informed Approach to Supporting Grieving Students by Brittany R. Collins.  (continue reading)
11/14/22

How to Support Grieving Students During the Holidays

Teachers hold the power to change the trajectory of a grieving student’s life, and our gestures of support need not be large in order to make an impact.  (continue reading)
11/10/22

Heinemann Statement in Response to APM Reports

Heinemann is aware of the APM Reports podcast series, which promotes false and divisive claims, misstates financial information and radically oversimplifies and misrepresents complex literacy issues...  (continue reading)
11/10/22

Responding to Misinformation About Teachers College Reading and Writing Project and Units of Study

Recently, misinformation has been shared that grossly oversimplifies complex issues and promotes an inaccurate narrative about TCRWP’s approach to literacy instruction. This blog offers important corrections and clarifications to that misinformation.  (continue reading)
11/08/22

Four Steps to Using Mentor Texts to Teach Writing

When you use mentor texts in your teaching, you have at your fingertips concrete examples of craft techniques and conventions to refer to during your mini-lessons, small group lessons and writing conferences.  (continue reading)

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