How to Get Your Mind to Read

“Current (public) education practices show that reading comprehension is misunderstood.  It’s treated like a general skill that can be applied with equal success to all texts. Rather, comprehension is intimately intertwined with knowledge.” Continue reading on The New York Times >


Typewriter (by Henry P – 8th grade)

[After reading Henry’s story, read the preview article from The Bulletin Magazine about the making of “Typewriter,” written by Language Arts teacher Rosemary Hester] When he entered the room, he tripped over an overturned lamp and fell face first onto the carpet. The first thing he noticed wasn’t that his money and his TV had been […]