Wednesday, April 21, 2010

More on Writing to Read Report

Although reading and writing have become essential skills for almost every job, the majority of students do not read or write well enough to meet grade-level demands. A new report co-authored by Vanderbilt researchers Steve Graham and Michael Hebert finds that while the two skills are closely connected, writing is an often-overlooked tool for improving reading skills and content learning.

Yes, this is not the first (and probably not the last) post on the Writing to Read Report. Suffice to say, the findings of this report are significant, timely and essential for teachers. Consider sharing this report with colleagues and administrators. (No strike that) Share this report with colleagues and administrators.