Sharing Books

By |2021-11-18T17:30:25-07:00November 18th, 2021|

Kids like sharing books. I've had students pass books from hand to hand outside of class for weeks because they found them so compelling. Paper books are superior in almost every way. Digital books are infinitely better than no books, but begin thinking about how to budget for and [...]

Hi-Impact Reading Strategies

By |2021-09-15T22:04:42-06:00September 15th, 2021|

It's here! I have been working on this book for a year and a half, (well, actually, my whole career). And it's finally done. This is the best of what I teach teachers. It is some of the best work I have ever written, a distillation of all my [...]

Start the School Right and Get Students Reading

By |2021-08-11T14:29:44-06:00August 11th, 2021|

This just-published unit can be the first full story of the school year for a Spanish I class. It can be told at the beginning of the second or third week of class, or it can be saved until later. It explains how to get students reading right away. [...]

Reading Quote #42: Enormous quantities of successful reading

By |2020-11-29T20:05:43-07:00December 3rd, 2020|

To become fluent, students need to be reading tens of thousands of words in the target language. They need to read not just occasionally, but all the time, beginning in level 1. All of these quotes about teaching reading come from Bryce's new reading workshop. Contact him at contact@brycehedstrom.com [...]

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