At-Risk Preschool: Research Results

At-Risk Preschool: Research Results

In a study of 432 Great Start Readiness Program preschool students in a school district in Michigan, students were assessed for oral language English proficiency using the Clinical Evaluation of Language Fundamentals test.

What is Shared Reading?

What is Shared Reading?

What is Shared Reading? Shared Reading is an extremely powerful instructional strategy that can help our students to achieve that critical goal!

The Power of Questioning in the Classroom (Part 2)

The Power of Questioning in the Classroom (Part 2)

What is the power of questioning in the classroom? Beyond measure. As educators, asking the right questions raise students to higher levels of questioning, scaffolding their thought process along the way.

The Power of Questioning in the Classroom (Part 1)

The Power of Questioning in the Classroom (Part 1)

What is the power of questioning in the classroom? Questioning is the strategy that propels readers forward. When one question is answered, another one usually arises. This is the power of questioning in the classroom.

How Poverty Affects Education & Our Children

How Poverty Affects Education & Our Children

According to the National Center for Children Living in Poverty, about 15 million children in the United States today are living in poverty. Learn more about how educators can help students living in poverty to overcome and to achieve.

Gradual Release of Responsibility

Gradual Release of Responsibility

Progression Learning: the gradual release of responsibility The teaching strategies in the above graphic illustrate the process of a gradual release of responsibility from the teacher to the student. These are imperative techniques for teachers to utilize...

Lack of Early Language Proficiency Hurting the Next Generation

Lack of Early Language Proficiency Hurting the Next Generation

Educators and policy makers all over the world are hard at work to find the best and most efficient ways to teach students the knowledge and skills required for citizenship and work in the 21st century. The United States faces several challenges. Although most states...

5 Principles of Natural Language Acquisition

5 Principles of Natural Language Acquisition

Here are 5 principles of natural oral language acquisition: 1. Communication comes first, not grammar. Consider a child’s natural language acquisition process. When young children listen to a phrase for the very first time, they try to connect: The sequence of sounds...

GrapeSEED Experience: Melvindale-Northern Allen Park District

GrapeSEED Experience: Melvindale-Northern Allen Park District

https://vimeo.com/245420598   Jennifer M: Welcome, and thank you for joining us for the Melvindale-Northern Allen Park GrapeSEED story. I am Jennifer McDonald, and I'm the training and implementation manager for GrapeSEED. Today, Lynne Steelman is going to talk about...

GrapeSEED Experience: Springport Elementary

GrapeSEED Experience: Springport Elementary

https://vimeo.com/243352398   Jennifer M.: Good afternoon, and welcome. We are so glad that you could join us for The GrapeSEED Experience Webinar. I'm Jennifer McDonald, a former elementary school principal who implemented GrapeSEED in my building in preschool...