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Pt. 4B: Teaching Science — for Educators

In Pt. 3 of this miniseries, I ended with the concepts of relevance, brain development, and understanding how the world looks through the students’ eyes. In Pt. 4A, I discussed how parents can help with science readiness at school, and … Continue reading

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Pt. 3: Reading, Curriculum, and Relevance

As young adults pursue their careers, they often don’t have time to read for pleasure. But more importantly, they believe reading fiction is frivolous, whereas reading non-fiction has value. Non-fiction and textbooks obviously have value, but listen to this video: … Continue reading

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Pt. 2: Reading Comp Approaches for Teachers — How to Bring Back the Enjoyment of Reading

When students say they didn’t like the book, it is often because they didn’t understand it. Obviously, everyone has personal tastes, but more often than not, lack of understanding is a common underlying reason with children, who do not have … Continue reading

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Pt. 1: Writing for Meaning, Reading for Comprehension

Over the next several posts, I’ll be doing a 5-part miniseries that threads together writing, reading, and education/curriculum. Today’s initial post is on writing, reading, and comprehension. Writing Three questions an author or writing student should ask when deciding what … Continue reading

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