How to interest students in literacy during the first days of class

08/15/2013 |

Eighth-grade English teacher Judy Jester shares in this blog post how she assesses her students' literacy skills and learning styles -- and establishes an interest in literacy -- by having them construct and write about an origami box during the first three days of class. "There's no one right way to start the first few days of school, but it is important to be very intentional about what you do in showing them the value of literacy and inviting them to study it with you," she writes.

View Full Article in:

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Technical Assistance Consultant (8336)
Chicago, IL
Senior Director, Instructional Leadership
New Teacher Center
Chicago , IL
Director of Professional Services
Engaging Schools, Inc.
Cambridge, MA
Principal at Emerson Academy of Dayton
National Heritage Academies
Dayton, OH
Program Officer, Teacher Development
Knowles Science Teaching Foundation
Moorestown, NJ