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Contents contributed and discussions participated by Kim Yaris

Kim Yaris

On Language - Redefining Definition - NYTimes.com - 0 views

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    I like the backdrop that this provides for thinking about academic vocabulary and writing.  
Kim Yaris

Questions no one knows the answers to | Video on TED.com - 0 views

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    Fantastic for inspiring the message that we all need to be questioning and considering questions we don't know the answers to as we move forward into the 21st century
Kim Yaris

Education Week Teacher Professional Development Sourcebook: Creating a Menu for Reading... - 0 views

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    Fantastic interview with the Sisters about how to implement great reading instruction. 
Kim Yaris

Study Shows Gains in Writing by 'Sharing the Pen' in First Grade | NewAmerica.net - 0 views

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    Great article about the benefits of interactive writing. 
Kim Yaris

How to use a semicolon - The Oatmeal - 1 views

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    Very funny presentation of how to use a semicolon!!!
Kim Yaris

Schools We Can Envy by Diane Ravitch | The New York Review of Books - 1 views

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    The best article I have seen against standardized testing in a LONG time. OUtstanding!
Kim Yaris

New York Online Virtual Electronic Library - 0 views

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    In these days of "grade level complex text" it will become increasingly important for us as teachers to key into lexile level. This site makes it easy for teachers in NYState to find grade level appropriate articles for virtually anything they teach.
Kim Yaris

For Poorer Students, an Attempt to Let New Experiences Guide Learning - NYTimes.com - 0 views

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    Hats off to PS 142 in NYC for taking an innovative approach to reading instruction: building background knoweledge through city field trips to the parking meter and parking garage. This investment promises to pay huge dividends in the future!
Kim Yaris

Teachers:What kind of cook are you? - 0 views

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    Comparing cooking to teaching: what do these two things have in common?
Kim Yaris

Teachers Teaching Teachers, on Twitter: Q. and A. on 'Edchats' - NYTimes.com - 0 views

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    Getting involved in twitter as a collaborative learning resource? Everything you need to know about #edchat
Kim Yaris

National Reading Panel, SSR findings, & more - 0 views

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    Great stuff on recasting our thinking on SSR. To me, the key to all this is independent reading with guidance and feedback.
Kim Yaris

Children Who Can Read, But Don't... - 2 views

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    Good article to share with parents on back to school night about how to motivate kids to read
Kim Yaris

alybee930andmrschureads [licensed for non-commercial use only] / Back to School Books - 1 views

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    Great list of books for back to school from Mr. Schu Reads
Kim Yaris

First Drafts: Gary Soto's 'Talking to Myself' and 'Sunday Without Clouds' - Alex Hoyt -... - 0 views

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    A gem, a gem, a gem, a gem!!!! If you teach/talk to students about revision, this is a must-know about!!!! (not to mention it's beautifully written)
Kim Yaris

Readicide by Kelly Gallagher - Audio Interview | ReadingOnTheRun.com - 0 views

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    Interview with Kelly Gallagher about his book Readicide.
Kim Yaris

Horizons National - 1 views

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    Summer reading loss video
Kim Yaris

Education Nation 2011: GUEST BLOG: Linda Darling-Hammond on Teacher Evaluations through... - 1 views

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    Some additional thoughts about how to do teacher evaluations right
Kim Yaris

The Service of Democratic Education | The Nation - 0 views

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    Speech by Linda Darling Hammond to TC grads. Good philosophical stuff about teaching to hold on to, think about, talk about, and act on.
Kim Yaris

YouTube - Teaching Content Is Teaching Reading - 1 views

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    Background knowledge video
Kim Yaris

Well, Duh! - 1 views

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    Alfie Kohn article
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