How to Foster a Reading Writing Connection

With all the focus on foundational reading skills instruction, there’s a huge missing piece:  writing.  Which is absolutely mind-boggling, since the reading-writing connection is so important.   Why is writing missing…

Why Writing is Essential to Literacy for True Success

If you’re a literacy teacher, you understand that the reading-writing connection is huge.  They go together like macaroni and cheese–you really cannot have one without the other.  Well, you could,…

Keys to Improving Student Writing in Big Ways

We’re hearing a whole lot about reading instruction right now.  Much research is finally being shared with teachers, and a lot of attention and funding is being devoted to implementing…