Monthly Archives: December 2011

The Common Core Theory of Reading

Below is a link to an EdWeek article exploring the theory of reading (explicit and implicit) in the Common Core Standards. Very Wimsatt and Beardsley. Historically, secondary school English teaching has pendulum swung between a version of New Criticism and … Continue reading

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NYT “Considering the Future of Reading” Lesson Plan

Many of the participants in the “What is a Reader?” working group hope to mobilize our research, discussions, and explorations in the classroom, to encourage our students to think about reading–including their own reading–in broadly reflective ways. The New York … Continue reading

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