Reading and Writing Department Blog

A Virtual Connection

May 18, 2020

As we come to our end of the school year, there is no doubt we are still learning how t...

As a Reading and Writing teacher for 7th graders, I have realized the importance of rea...

Unpredictable Times

May 11, 2020

During these times of fright and uncertainty, it is important to make sure that student...

We often wonder what we can do to promote knowledge in young children. The answer is qu...

The beginning of our distance learning experience was chaotic. We had to learn how to n...

United We Stand Divided We Fall Let us have a very honest conversation about what is...

Scaffolds help stabilize healthy growth of knowledge.  They are temporary supports...

Due to COVID 19 pandemic, we have embarked on the E-learning journey. Like many of you,...

Due to current events and school closing, 5th graders have been aware of the effects br...

“I feel my child is not learning.” “This is too much to handle.&rdquo...

NAVIGATING NEW ROUTES: HOW TO IMPROVE STUDENT’S ENGAGEMENT ONLINE? An article ...

There are many ways to differentiate instruction in the classroom.  I offer studen...

The learning environment should help students feel safe to make mistakes.  I alway...

Once a child said, “Learning in schools is like listening to barking dogs.”...

Vocabulary instruction plays an important part in the learning process. Vocabulary is r...

First grade has been working very hard on reading strategies.  This is an essentia...

Hamilton Duel

March 2, 2020

Many of you have heard of Hamilton by Lin Manuel Miranda; the most successful musical B...

Fourth grade is a time when students generally love poetry rather than fear it. Their r...

One thing that we as educators do is consistently develop our professional approac...

An article by Nurys Gisbert, Texas Certified EC-4, Pre-Kindergarten Teacher   ...

Current Events and Research

February 18, 2020

In third grade students are being exposed to current events and researching.  By r...

  With a large number of Hispanics at our campus, Amigos Por Vida- Friends For ...

  Digital world or no digital world, communication is the mainstay of any civil...

It is not a good practice to teach social studies in isolation, or to neglect the conte...

Good readers are motivated to read, their interest in books is high and so are the conn...