Teacher shares formula for finding the right text for each student

09/24/2013 | SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Education

While most educators are familiar with the Lexile correlation chart -- commonly used to match books to students based on a quantitative formula -- special-education teacher and literacy coach Marisa Kaplan has a different approach. Rather than relying on the Lexile chart, Kaplan writes in this blog post that she takes students' life experiences and interest in the topic into consideration, as well as their grade and reading levels, when selecting appropriate texts for students.

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