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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)
11/10/22

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)
11/02/22

Super Powers: A Favorite Unit Gets an Update

The updated unit places kindergartners in a superhero-themed learning environment that makes them heroes-in-training.  (continue reading)
10/19/22

Launching First Grade Students on an Early Literacy Adventure

An updated Grade 1 Unit of Study (UoS) offers a potent new remedy for students who struggle with early literacy skills.  (continue reading)
10/04/22

What it Means to be a Brave Reader

New research in reading instruction and better alignment of instructional materials lead students to engage challenging texts with confidence.  (continue reading)
05/20/21

On the Podcast: Unpacking the Results from the American Institutes for Research on Units of Study

Today on the podcast we're taking a closer look at a recent study from the American Institutes for Research evaluating the effectiveness of Units of Study.  (continue reading)
03/29/21

Introducing the All-New TCRWP Summer School Curriculum

The new TCRWP Virtual Summer School Curriculum supports literacy growth in rising Grades 1–6 kids with research-based teaching methods, tools, and resources.  (continue reading)
01/28/21

American Institutes for Research Announces Results of TCRWP Study

The American Institutes for Research (AIR), a not-for-profit, independent research firm based in the greater Washington, D.C., area, has completed the first objective, rigorous, quasi-experimental study of the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project’s reading and writing workshop and Units of Study curriculum.  (continue reading)
11/02/20

A Note from Lucy Calkins

Last week, Lucy published a Facebook post in response to recent reports that she and her colleagues at TCRWP had changed or updated their thinking. We invite you to read her words.  (continue reading)
10/14/20

How the Essentials of Reading and Writing Workshop Do—and Don't—Change with Virtual Teaching

This year, the need to build management and accountability systems that are equitable and supportive within a virtual environment is stronger than ever.  (continue reading)

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