Tag Archives: elementary reading

Interactive Whiteboards in Primary Literacy Classrooms

Theme & level – Whiteboards, K-5th grades This article discusses the use whiteboards in teaching literacy.  The study comes from South Australia.  The school has 530 students which are split up into 18 classes of new arrivals to the country … Continue reading

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Video-Assisted Vocabulary Instruction for Elementary School Students with Learning Disabilities

Theme & level: Videos, K-5 grades “Poor reading is the most frequently reported academic problem of students with learning disabilities” (Rieth, Herbert, & Xin, p. 88).  This article discusses the use of videos to help with vocabulary acquisition and reading comprehension skills … Continue reading

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Reader Response Meets New Literacies: Empowering Readers in Onine Learning Communities

“Cool! We’re using the laptops!!” (Larson, pg.638) was the cry that was heard when a class of 5th graders came in from lunch recess.  A semester long case study was set up in the context of a reading workshop to … Continue reading

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