Ideas to help English teachers improve reading, writing lessons

02/24/2013 | Education Week Teacher

Penny Kittle and Carol Jago, both English teachers and authors, offer tips in response to this blog post by Larry Ferlazzo about how English teachers can improve their skills. Jago, former president of the National Council of Teachers of English, advises that teachers help students tackle complex text that includes difficult vocabulary and instructing them to reread difficult passages. Kittle suggests teachers write daily to have a fresh perspective on the challenges of the writing process when crafting their lessons.

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