The CSI Literacy blog – Things that matter to teachers

The problem with inquiry learning

Student agency alone isn't enough to drive learning forward – here's why we need an inquiry intervention.
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Audio support and your literacy program: Who, What, Why and How

Find out how using audio texts can boost reading comprehension among your students and why it should be in your literacy program.
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How to motivate reluctant readers

Reading for pleasure can make a big difference in a child’s education achievement. Here are some ways to nurture reluctant readers.
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Use the force: Quotes from Star Wars for your classroom

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away… teachers were trying to give important lessons to their students. 
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April Fools! 13 great pranks to play on your class

Or your colleagues, for that matter. They've got a sense of humor, right?
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I’m new here: Advice for first-year teachers

We asked experienced teachers what they wish they’d been told. Here’s what they had to say.
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All work and no play: Creating a play-friendly classroom

Students, technology and play: here are some tips for putting the play back in school.
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Easter Island resources for students and teachers

We've put together an inquiry unit about Easter Island. We're planning so you don't have to!
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5 things schools can learn from Finland’s education system

How does Finland achieve such great education results, and what can schools learn?
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