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Evidence v. Advocacy in Teaching Reading: “We Should Not Mistake Zeal for Warrant”

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Dear Media, Stop Misrepresenting Reading Instruction, Please

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Attend to children themselves, not behavior

It’s time we outgrew this limited and limiting psychological theory. That means attending less to students’ behaviors and more to the students themselves. Or as John Oliver would say, “Why is this still a thing?”   https://www.alfiekohn.org/article/behavior/       … Continue reading

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What is Your Favorite Letter?

During a recent Skype conversation with my young grandson, Ben, he asked me, “What is your favorite letter?” He was serious. I had to think about letters of the alphabet and how I would determine which most appealed to me. … Continue reading

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Symphonic Intelligence: The Next Revolution in Learning?

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Standardized Testing Creates Captive Markets

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What a commercial tells us

  When I am (rarely) watching mainstream TV, I mute the commercials and take that time to read. It saves me from listening to the inanity of commercial television, while catching up on my most recent book. However, one commercial … Continue reading

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