How to Scaffold Texts for Struggling Readers in Actively Learn

How to Scaffold Texts for Struggling Readers in Actively Learn

Now that you're convinced that scaffolding is worthwhile, what's the best way to support struggling readers in Actively Learn? A step-by-step guide.

The Content Comeback: Why Knowledge Matters to Thinking and Learning

The Content Comeback: Why Knowledge Matters to Thinking and Learning

Content knowledge has gotten a bad rep, but it's still essential to effective reading and thinking. 

Why Teach Longer Texts? How Brevity is Affecting the Way Students Think

Why Teach Longer Texts? How Brevity is Affecting the Way Students Think

Given that teachers are increasingly assigning short-form text to students, what is the value of long-form content? A discussion of cognitive benefits of long-form content.

What Administrators Want to Know Before Buying Software You Love

What Administrators Want to Know Before Buying Software You Love

A structured approach to helping your school's decision maker figure out why you love a particular software product and why it's a valuable investment.

The Limitations of Paper: How Digital Reading Enables Better Instruction and Student Experience

The Limitations of Paper: How Digital Reading Enables Better Instruction and Student Experience

Digital reading enables teachers to teach more effectively than they can with paper.

Data-Driven Instruction: Using Insights into Student Habits to Improve Teacher Practice

Data-Driven Instruction: Using Insights into Student Habits to Improve Teacher Practice

Data can help teachers understand student behavior outside the classroom and provide teachers with tools and insights to make instruction more effective.

Why Teachers Should Choose Scaffolding Over Leveling

Why Teachers Should Choose Scaffolding Over Leveling

What's the difference between the leveled and scaffolded approaches to selecting and assigning texts, and why is scaffolded reading the superior approach?