Digital Reading: What’s Essential Ch 1 and 2 #cyberPD

#CyberPD is an online professional development learning community where teachers read and discuss a common professional development text. Visit Reflect & Refine for more details and links to connect with the group. This year’s book is Digital Reading: What’s Essential in Grades 3-8 by Franki Sibberson and Bill Bass. After reading two chapters of Digital Reading,…

Reading Like a Wolf Eats

Sometimes it seems like every available surface in my house and office looks like this. And I’m not in the middle of moving or reorganizing bookshelves. I just like books. A lot. This week, I laid my cards on the table in Adolescent Literature class.The only thing I really care that you do in this…

Reading in the Wild: Self-Selected Reading

Writing about her own and her husband’s reading lives, Donalyn Miller notes, “We rarely read a book that we don’t enjoy or at least appreciate”–and that’s because she and her husband have developed a trusted set of criteria for choosing books. Miller argues that teachers need to support students in developing their own system because…