See a description of my new reading seminar and find out how to register here. See the rest of of the insightful and stimulating reading quotes in this series here. Just get them reading! See a sample weekly schedule to promote healthy reading here.
Today marks day one of a series of quotes about teaching reading. These are based on the research I have done for my upcoming BER seminars on reading, my years of experience, and extensive conversations with scholars and classroom teachers. I hope you'll enjoy these as much as I [...]
"He has the power to render us happy or unhappy; to make our service light or burdensome; a pleasure or a toil. Say that his power lies in words and looks; in things so slight and insignificant that it is impossible to add and count 'em up: what then? [...]
"Plans are worthless, but planning is everything." —Dwight David Eisenhower, 1890-1969 (Supreme Commander of Allied Forces in Europe during WWII, 34th president of the USA) We have to make lesson plans. We have to anticipate student reactions. We must think about what we want to accomplish and what we [...]
BECOMING YOURSELF "To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment." —Ralph Waldo Emerson, U.S. writer, essayist and poet (1803-1882)