Teaching English and Need Literacy Training? Free Resource:


Called  Strategies to Improve Adolescent Literacy at https://www.lexialearning.com/E-Blast_Ad_Smartbrief_AdLit_Guide_20180206_T1


Teaching English Literacy: Wordless Books


Have you ever considered wordless books to teach literacy skills? I love creating lessons around using wordless books to engage student imagination and personal learning. Read more here at http://exclusive.multibriefs.com/content/using-wordless-books-with-english-learners/education


English Literacy Development and The Use of Technology: A Study About Speech Recognition Apps


Read more about interesting research on the use of SIRI and how it can boost literacy:  Speech recognition apps can improve literacy, MU study finds Find at https://munews.missouri.edu/news-releases/2018/0125-speech-recognition-apps-can-improve-literacy-mu-study-finds/

English Language Teaching: Assigning More Writing—With Less Grading


Great strategies for busy teachers can be found at https://www.edutopia.org/article/assigning-more-writing-less-grading?utm_source=Edutopia%20News&utm_campaign=2ad7e54e9a-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_112917_enews_beingknownmatters_mc&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_29295b4c8b-2ad7e54e9a-47933087

Enriching Academic Vocabulary: Strategies for Teaching Tier Two Words to E.L.L. Students: A Lesson Plan


Published buy LARRY FERLAZZO at https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/29/learning/lesson-plans/enriching-academic-vocabulary-strategies-for-teaching-tier-two-words-to-ell-students.html?_r=0

English Literacy: 5 Simple Ways To Build Phonics Skills and Phonemic Awareness


This area is particularly difficult for educators with lack of literacy training. Find resources at https://www.weareteachers.com/build-phonics-skills/?utm_source=FB&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=SuccessForAll_1707_Art_1

Our Ability to Recognize Letters Could Be Hardwired Into Our Brains



new research suggesting a link between written language and something more fundamental in our brains could mean we need to look again at Chomsky’s ideas. The study, published in the journal Royal Society Open Science, found that participants could guess what sounds were represented by letters from unfamiliar alphabets at rates better than you would expect from simple chance. If we have an innate ability to understand writing, then perhaps language more generally is something found much deeper in brains than other learned skills.

at https://undark.org/article/language-letters-brains/

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