Author - Laura Almozara

Everything You Want to Know About Early Literacy

“The more that you READ, the more THINGS you will KNOW. The MORE you LEARN, the more PLACES you’ll GO!” — Dr. Seuss

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Happy 51st International Literacy Day! Today marks the start of a two-day conference in Paris with the theme “Literacy in a Digital World.” There, people from all over the world are discussing what skills are needed to succeed in a digital world and how to teach those skills, as well as what policies and technologies can support this teaching and learning.

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Looking for Ways to Prevent Summer Learning Loss?

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Students all over the country are counting down the days until summer break arrives. Lazy mornings, vacations, and fun are in store for many, but often along with that comes summer slide, or the learning loss experienced by many students during the break from school. Summer slide disproportionately affects low-income students, and accounts for roughly two-thirds of the reading achievement gap between low- and middle-income students by ninth grade.
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Screen Time and Students: How Much is Too Much?

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In today’s world, screen time is nearly unavoidable even for young children, leaving many administrators, teachers, and parents wondering how much screen time is too much. According to recently updated guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), there is no simple answer to that question.

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Important Teachers in US History, Part II

Though every teacher makes an impact on their students, the work of some teachers has helped to establish the education system that we know today. As we celebrate teachers throughout the month of May, we continue to highlight a few of those teachers in Part II of our series, Important Teachers in US History.

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