Millie Davis

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Blog Round -Up – Literacy

By |2010-08-10T21:28:29-04:00August 10th, 2010|Uncategorized|

This week’s blog round-up features a potpourri of blogs and commentaries on literacy—for educators and all their students. For younger students: In "Summer Must-Read for Kids? Any Book" (New York Times August 2, 2010), Tara Parker-Pope shares research from two NCTE members at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. Richard Allington and Anne McGill-Franzen ‘s three-year study found that children

It Takes a Community…

By |2010-02-23T22:49:22-04:00February 23rd, 2010|Uncategorized|

I don’t know a teacher who doesn’t want to make a difference in the learning and, yes, even the lives of her students—kind of what we signed up for. But, I also don’t know a one of us that can do that single-handedly. That’s why we gather t...

Coveting Books

By |2010-01-26T21:59:42-04:00January 26th, 2010|Uncategorized|

When I learn of book awards like NCTE’s Orbis Pictus Award and ALA’s Newbery and Caldecott Medals, immediately my list of books-to-read grows—as if that pile by my bed could get bigger without toppling over and burying me. I begin to anticipate ...