David Macaulay

Full STEAM Ahead: Integrating literacy and STEAM

STEAM and literacy go hand in hand guiding student inquiry and encouraging critical thinking skills. Learn more about connecting literacy across your STEAM curriculum with TeachingBooks.net.   Learn how Gail Jarrow’s curiosity and real-world thinking skills inspire her to write about deadly diseases with her TeachingBooks.net Guest Blog Post.      Encourage students to use visual […]

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Jason Reynolds

Guest Blogger: Jason Reynolds

I’d take it all in, digesting these words, this language, these codes and sounds sloshing around in my head, mixing with the language of my older brother and what I’d hear him saying outside with his friends, also a language all their own.

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Strategies for Supporting ESL/ELL Readers

Aspirations for ESL/ELL students reflect those held by educators for ALL students: intellectual curiosity, reading for enjoyment and a desire for life-long learning. In addition, teachers of ESL/ELL students focus on both oral and written language acquisition, in a non-native language. Support students who are immersed in gaining fluency with the English language, by drawing on […]

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