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6 Ways to Deliver the Best Literacy Instruction

Despite good intentions, educators sometimes take a passive stance toward developing literacy skills, often noting lack of resources and time. However, children need to...
Developing Literacy Skills across the Content Areas

Close Reading with Teenagers The ability to read complex text independently and across all content areas is critical to the development of literacy skills...
Developing Content Knowledge with Literacy Centers

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Katherine McKnight, Ph.D. Watch Support your diverse learners and help them build literacy skills and content knowledge through the use of centers. Literacy...
Why Teens Don’t Read and What Teachers Can Do About It

More than 60% of teen students are reading below proficiency level. Teachers in middle and high schools shouldn’t be surprised by this fact. Undoubtedly,...
Transitioning to the Common Core: 5 Steps for Administrators

The Common Core State Standards are focused on one clear goal: Preparing our students for the 21st century. They call for a significant change...
Common Core Standards for English Language Arts K-5

Presenter: Katherine McKnight, Ph.D. 6 Weeks | $139 Course Starts Monthly | Earn Graduate Credit or CEUs Learn More  Register Discover the Common Core State (CCSS) standards for English language...
Online Course: Content Literacy: Grades 6-12

Presenter: Katherine McKnight, Ph.D. 6 Weeks | $139 Course Starts Monthly | Earn Graduate Credit or CEUs Learn More  Register Students must develop literacy skills in order to access,...
Implementing the Common Core State Standards: Teachers Know Best

The Common Core State Standards are arguably one of the most important educational initiatives in decades. Yet even the most brilliant reform will be...
Formative Assessment Using Feedback

Feedback is a critical part of the formative assessment process. It is important middle- and high school teachers give feedback beyond grading and make...
The Common Core National Assessment: A Progress Report

The shift to the Common Core State Standards is bringing about unprecedented change to the classroom. However, the potential impact of the new national...
SDE Webinar: Text Complexity: What It Is & How to Address It (Gr. K-5)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Katherine McKnight, Ph.D. Watch Join author and educator Katie McKnight for this complimentary webinar, where she will discuss how to address textual...
SDE webinar keeping common sense in common core

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Katherine McKnight, Ph.D. Watch Katie McKnight reveals how she went from a Common Core State Standards critic to viewing it as a...
SDE Webinar: Formative Assessment: Using Feedback to Help Meet the Standards (Gr. 6-12)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Katherine McKnight, Ph.D. Watch Join Katie for this complimentary webinar where she will explain what formative assessment is and what a key...
SDE Webinar: Developing Literacy Skills Across All Content Areas (Gr. 6-12)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Katherine McKnight, Ph.D. Watch According to the Common Core State Standards, which have been adopted by 46 states, students must develop literacy skills not...
SDE Webinar: Closing the Achievement Gap in the Common Core Era (Gr. 9-12)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Katherine McKnight, Ph.D. & Richard Cash, Ed.D. Watch NAEP data indicates that over 60% of high school students are not reading with...
SDE Centers: Not Just for the Primary Grades! (Gr. 6-8)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Katherine McKnight, Ph.D. Watch Change your thinking about centers—they're not just for primary grades! In this complimentary webinar, Katie will discuss how...
SDE Webinar Assessment Update for Common Core State Standards (Gr. K-12)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Katherine McKnight, Ph.D. Watch The assessments for the new Common Core State Standards are in the process of development. We will closely...
SDE Webinar 5 Steps to Support Active and Struggling Teen Readers

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Katherine McKnight, Ph.D. Watch You know all those questions you have about developing reading performance in your teenage students? It's time to...
SDE Webinar 5 Steps to Common Core Success

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Katherine McKnight, Ph.D. Watch The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) are focused on changing teaching and learning in today's classrooms to ensure...
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English/ Language Arts expert Katherine McKnight, Ph.D. explains how technology and web-based resources have their place in the success of today's generation of students, specifically as...

Books and Resources

Common Core Literacy for Math, Science, and Technical Subjects

To place an order, please call 1-800-321-0401 x1451. Strategies to Deepen Content Knowledge (6-12) The CCSS requires that students develop literacy skills not just in English/Language Arts, but across...
Common Core Literacy for ELA, History, Social Studies, Humanities

To place an order, please call 1-800-321-0401 x1451. Strategies to Deepen Content Knowledge (6-12) According to the CCSS, students must now develop literacy skills across all content areas. This...