The purpose of the Reader Motivation Survey is to elicit information regarding student self-perception as readers.

Teachers may utilize survey results in conjunction with the Reading Comprehension subtest data to begin to move students on the path to becoming stronger readers.Read more

A useful template to plan and organize authentic text-based instructionRead more

In this classic blog post, Grant Wiggins explains what close reading means and how it connects to the CCSS.Read more

An interactive introduction to the PARCC Diagnostic tools for both English Language Arts and MathematicsRead more

In this video, Dr. Bonnie A. Hain leads participants through a brief lesson on how to select texts worthy of study. Questions to consider while viewing the video include:
• What do you think makes a text worth reading?
• What are window texts and mirror texts?
• What is useful...Read more