Students are playing as they exercise and develop a crucial neural function.
Pretend play develops as the vehicle through which language and cognition are educated
As we read aloud to the children, we model these seven reading strategies, sharing our thinking aloud.
Reading aloud to young children is the most important indicator of success.
As they bring the story to life, the plot, characters, action, and dialog become more meaningful to them.
The use of puppets brings a story to life.
Oral story telling is especially important in a class of students learning English as a second language.
Students become creative writers when we participate in these warm and lively writing sessions.
The author’s chair element of the writer’s workshop allows for sharing with peers, and receiving and giving feedback.
A teacher should be free to harness student interest and use it to pursue her learning goals.
How can preliterate children participate in writer’s workshop?