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Ideas for Writing Poems in a Pandemic

Carol Jago, author of The Book In Question, shares a lesson that invites students to reflect upon the changes they are experiencing during the Coronavirus pandemic.  (continue reading)

To Progress, We Need to Step Back

Clearly, it is time to stop doing what we have always done with our middle and high school students while expecting different results.  (continue reading)

Recognizing the Bad Habits of Good Readers

While good readers are able to meet state reading standards and often achieve at the highest levels on standardized tests, they can be helped to become more thoughtful readers.  (continue reading)

Creating a Culture of Reading

Our aim should be to ensure that every minute is packed with thinking, reading, writing, lots of talk, and lots of books. To that end we need to reexamine the assumption that students can read only one book at a time.  (continue reading)

Carol Jago on Choosing the Right Book

Confident readers know how to choose books. Which is not to say that we are immune to error. Every avid reader has experienced book droughts where nothing you pick up has what you are looking for.  (continue reading)

The Book in Question Podcast with Carol Jago

Today on the Heinemann Podcast, what drives us to read? In her latest book, “The Book in Question: Why and How Reading is In Crisis,” author Carol Jago highlights the importance of reading, and what we stand to lose when it is devalued.  (continue reading)

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