Where In The World: How One Class Used Google Maps to Explore the Vanishing Cultures Series

We explore how Jan Reynolds’ Vanishing Cultures series can be used in the classroom. Check out how this 3rd and 4th grade class used Google Maps to study where the books take place.

Beyond “Did you know…”: Teaching Geo-Literacy Using the Vanishing Cultures Book Series

Jill Eisenberg, our Literacy Specialist, discusses the importance of geo-literacy education in today’s classroom and shares ideas on how to use Jan Reynolds’ Vanishing Cultures series to support geo-literacy learning.

Michelle Obama & Su Dongpo: A Character Analysis with Bloom’s Taxonomy

Jill Eisenberg, our Literacy Specialist, uses Bloom’s Taxonomy to illustrate the range and progression of questions teachers can ask students for Common Core standard 3, character study.

The Best Cheerleaders May Come In the Smallest Packages: How Siblings Affect Literacy Education

Literacy Specialist, Jill Eisenberg, shares her experiences and strategies on engaging families, specifically siblings, as partners in helping children to learn and love to read.

Compare and Contrast Common Core Lesson Plan for Fifth Grade

Literacy expert, Jill Eisenberg, shares comparison ideas within one book for fifth grade. She has created sample questions to teach towards and check mastery of each of the three common core standards categories.

How To Compare And Contrast With The Common Core In First Grade

Literacy expert, Jill Eisenberg, shares a comparison of two books of the similar central ideas and subjects for first grade. She has created sample questions to teach towards and check mastery of each of the three common core standards categories.

How to Compare and Contrast with the Common Core in Fourth Grade

Literacy expert, Jill Eisenberg, shares a comparison of two books on similar topics with different text structures for the fourth grade. She has created sample questions to teach towards and check mastery of each of the three common core standards categories.

How to Compare and Contrast with the Common Core in Kindergarten

Literacy Specialist Jill Eisenberg explains how to compare and contrast two books of similar topic and genre to teach toward the Common Core for Kindergarten.

Integrating Common Core Standards: Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening in Grades 2-3

Educator Katherine Ali illustrates how to integrate the Common Core State Standards for reading, writing, speaking, and listening in grades 2-3, using As Fast As Words Could Fly.

Integrating Reading, Writing, Speaking & Listening in Grades K-1

Literacy Expert Katherine Ali demonstrates how to integrate reading, writing, speaking & listening in grades K-1.

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