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When I was an undergraduate at the University of Pennsylvania, there were several members of the faculty who were wildly popular for their lectures: Among them were Nicholas Riasanovsky in Russian history, Alfred Rieber in European history, Martin Seligman, then a...

Using Text Evidence to Support Responses

In my last blog Are English Language Arts Teachers Ready? I address one instructional shift, Shift 3: Staircase of Complexity, ELA teachers will need to make in order to wholly address the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and attend to college and...