Tag Archives: Engagement

How To Acquire And Use Knowledge, And Dive Deeper Into Different Perspectives

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In this video blog, authors Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis introduce the new lesson book in The Comprehension Toolkit, second edition – entitled Content Literacy: Lessons and Texts For Comprehension Across The Curriculum.

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#SparkAMind Twitter Chat Recap

Tonight's #SparkAMind Twitter chat was focused on Inquiry and Engagement and was led by Nancy Steineke and Harvey "Smokey" Daniels. We also were joined by Heinemann authors Kristi Mraz, Krisitn Ziemke, Kate Roberts, Maggie Roberts, Roz Linder, Linda Hoyt, Kylene Beers, Sara Ahmed, Lisa Eickholdt, Allison Marchetti, and Meenoo Rami. Every time your tweet with #SparkAMind @HMHco donates a book to a student. Use the hashtag to tell stories from your classroom! See below for the full transcript of the chat. 

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How To Teach Comprehension Responsively At Any Grade Level With Any Text

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In this video blog, authors Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis share how The Comprehension Toolkit is a flexible teaching resource that—through the gradual release model—allows teachers to make the lessons their own, at any grade level and with any text.

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Developing Thinking Intensive Learning – Within a Lesson, Across a Lesson, and Over Time

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In this video blog, authors Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis share how The Comprehension Toolkit helps to show evidence of developing students’ thinking over time.

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How To Make Thinking Visible and Audible

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In this video blog, coauthors Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis share how The Comprehension Toolkit helps make thinking visible and audible in the classroom.

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Tips For Setting Up A Successful Classroom Environment For Summer Literacy Learning

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Summer school offers a wonderful opportunity to deepen student comprehension of nonfiction texts and build knowledge across the curriculum.

The Comprehension Toolkit series from Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis guides your teachers and supports your students in an active literacy classroom that’s fun and effective—and it’s ideal for use in summer school settings. Here are some tips on setting up a successful classroom environment for summer literacy learning: (For more tips, and a free 49-page summer pacing guide, click here.)

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