You can read our most recent articles and videos here. We publish 5-6 new features each week, which can also be viewed in the Big Fresh Archives.
We look at how to finish the year strong in this week's Big Fresh.
Clare Landrigan and Tammy Mulligan share tips for getting books to students for summer reading. This is the first installment in their new summer reading series.
Gigi McAllister has many suggestions for a strong reading finish to the school year.
Ruth Shagoury explains why year-end interviews are so valuable, and includes questions to use in your interviews.
Megan Ginther and Holly Mueller choose a theme of discovery for their April literacy contracts.
Karen Terlecky confers with Alex, a fifth grader who needs help choosing books for independent reading.
We consider English language learners in this week's Big Fresh.
Digital literacy is the focus of this week's Big Fresh.
Maria Caplin shares her strategies for slowing down at the end of the year with her fifth graders and reflecting on the growth and learning that can't easily be measured with tests.
Jennifer Schwanke writes about the need for teachers to understand how phrasal verbs work and why it is essential to teach them explicitly to English language learners.
In this podcast, Heather Rader chats with Ruth Shagoury about working with emergent bilingual chidren and their families.
Stella Villalba confers with Hermione, a first grader who is also an English language learner. Hermione is combining research and writing as she writes a nonfiction report.
Stella Villalba has advice about connecting nonfiction, young English language learners, and the Common Core.
Katherine Sokolowski presents some strategies from her fifth-grade classroom for launching student blogs.
Bill Bass gives advice and provides resources for creating video with high school students.
Screen-Free Week is scheduled for May 5-11 this year. Here are some book suggestions to help you explore the issue with students.
Colby Sharp shares step-by-step guidance for linking class blogs, Twitter and private Facebook pages when sharing with families. Best of all, you can turn over the task to students.
We present our annual list of your favorite features in this week's Big Fresh.
Earth Day is celebrated on April 22. Sarah Klim presents some favorite titles to share with students and build awareness in this booklist.
Bravery in many forms is the focus of this week's Big Fresh.
View Shopping Cart
© 2014 Choice Literacy. All rights reserved.