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TCTELA (Texas Council of Teachers of English Language Arts)
Galveston, Texas. Meet literacy expert Alfred Tatum.
TALE (Texas Association of Literacy Educators)
West Texas A&M University, Canyon, Texas. Meet literacy expert Frank Serafini.
CREST (Coalition of Reading and English Supervisors of Texas)
Austin, Texas. Meet literacy expert Ernest Morrell.
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Moving Striving Readers to Highly Proficient Readers
BY ELFRIEDA HIEBERT
There just aren’t that many people naming their daughters Elfrieda Hildegard these days, like my parents named me some time ago. With a name like this, I am cautious about what I “like” on social media or to what I attach my name as an educator. Read More ›
Technology and the Changing Roles of Teachers
BY LIANE WARDLOW
In collaboration with Digital Promise and the National Network of State Teachers of the Year (NNSTOY), we at Pearson undertook a study focusing on how teachers use technology to enhance instruction and improve learning. Read More ›
5 Techniques to Elevate English Learners Through Classroom Talk
BY ANDREA RIENTS
“Use it or lose it.” A small saying that carries big weight when applied to the idea of increasing student voice in the classroom. Read More ›