Blogger Spotlight: Teaching Literacy Across Content Areas

August 16th, 2013

Each Friday we highlight some interesting education posts from the week. This Blogger Spotlight includes posts on close reading, teaching literacy across content areas, and fun activities for social studies teachers.

Mark Anderson on how literacy extends across content areas.

Tim Shanahan on why text dependency is too low a standard.

Entrepreneurial poetry: Learn about Aaron Belz’s unconventional business model, using Craigslist to sell custom poetry. 

How old were the Founding Fathers on July 4, 1776? You’ll be surprised.

Check out Glenn Wiebe’s back-to-school activities for social studies teachers.

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