5 Ways to Differentiate Assignments & Tasks: Part 2

Part 2 of 2 posts about differentiation and how it is used in the classroom to tier assignments.

Books to Celebrate and Teach about Adoption

Our Senior Literacy Specialist, Jill Eisenberg, recommends 4 picture books about adoption or with characters who have been adopted and shares additional resources teachers and parents can use to celebrate and teach about adoption with young readers.

5 Harmful Differentiation Myths: Part 1

In this part 1 of 2 posts, our Literacy Specialist, Veronica Schneider, discusses 5 myths about differentiation and how it is used in the classroom.

First Look, Second Look, Third Look: Close “Reading” with Book Art

Our Senior Literacy Specialist, Jill Eisenberg, models how to teach and practice close reading with art from This Land is My Land by Native American artist George Littlechild.

Reading Paired Texts to Increase Student Engagement

Our Senior Literacy Specialist, Jill Eisenberg, models a paired text multi-day lesson using a nonfiction picture book and news article for grades 3–7.

How to Teach Close Reading Using a Recipe

Our Senior Literacy Specialist, Jill Eisenberg, models how to teach and practice close reading with the nonfiction text: recipes.

Inspiring the Next Architects: Children’s Books About Design, Building, and Architecture

Our Literacy Specialist, Jill Eisenberg, recommends architecture-themed books and shares 7 ways teachers and parents can celebrate building, design, and architecture with young readers.

Teaching Cinderella Stories from Around the World

Lee & Low Books is proud to present the Cinderella Around the World series: a collection of five diverse Cinderella books.

Book Activities for the Family

Amanda Boyarshinov, one of the founders of the website The Educators’ Spin On It, shares how to make a family theme love basket using LEE & LOW BOOKS.

5 Strategies to Help Parents Navigate Lexile

Our Literacy Specialist, Jill Eisenberg, shares 5 ways parents can navigate the bookshelves to find the right book for their children and help support student success.

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