Lessons For Teaching Nonfiction Reading Skills

Teaching students nonfiction reading skills — from understanding an expert’s bias to learning how to be active readers — is an important component of Common Core State Standards, educator Bill Ferriter writes in this blog post. He shares four...

How Teachers Can Get Started Using Twitter

Educator Bill Ferriter offers tips in this blog post on how teachers should spend their first weeks on Twitter to build their network faster. Among his suggestions are for teachers to use hashtags, which are short identifiers for conversations, in their postings and...