Choosing the World Our Students Read

In a guest post, Emily Chiariello discusses Teaching Tolerance’s new curriculum tool, “Project Appendix D,” that empowers educators to identify texts that both meet the demands of the Common Core Standards and reflect the world in which our students live.

5 Ways to Differentiate Assignments & Tasks: Part 2

Part 2 of 2 posts about differentiation and how it is used in the classroom to tier assignments.

5 Harmful Differentiation Myths: Part 1

In this part 1 of 2 posts, our Literacy Specialist, Veronica Schneider, discusses 5 myths about differentiation and how it is used in the classroom.

First Look, Second Look, Third Look: Close “Reading” with Book Art

Our Senior Literacy Specialist, Jill Eisenberg, models how to teach and practice close reading with art from This Land is My Land by Native American artist George Littlechild.

Reading Paired Texts to Increase Student Engagement

Our Senior Literacy Specialist, Jill Eisenberg, models a paired text multi-day lesson using a nonfiction picture book and news article for grades 3–7.

How to Teach Close Reading Using a Recipe

Our Senior Literacy Specialist, Jill Eisenberg, models how to teach and practice close reading with the nonfiction text: recipes.

Teaching Cinderella Stories from Around the World

Lee & Low Books is proud to present the Cinderella Around the World series: a collection of five diverse Cinderella books.

5 Strategies to Help Parents Navigate Lexile

Our Literacy Specialist, Jill Eisenberg, shares 5 ways parents can navigate the bookshelves to find the right book for their children and help support student success.

8 Strategies to Help Educators Explain Lexile and Invest Stakeholders

Our Literacy Specialist, Jill Eisenberg, shares 8 ways teachers and school staff can help parents navigate the bookshelves to find the right book for their children and help support student success.

7 Strategies to Help Booksellers and Librarians Navigate Lexile

Our Literacy Specialist, Jill Eisenberg, shares 7 ways booksellers and librarians can help parents navigate the bookshelves to find the right book for their children and help support student success.