The Role of Literature in Language Arts Teaching and Learning: Developing Literary Understanding

Notes from my ED-LTCY 346 class this semester, Fall 2014 at Boise State University. Children’s literature is the foundation for a rich and effective language arts program. Children’s literature motivates readers, provides them with invaluable language experience and offers them opportunities to learn about themselves and the world. Effective teachers create classroom libraries that support their…

Bebop Books: Common Core Now Supported

This comprehensive literacy program includes resources for guided reading, classroom libraries, shared reading, assessment and ESL/Dual Language programs. Explore our site to learn more about how Bebop Books can help your children succeed in their reading efforts. Read this article by Jeanne Clidas, Ph.D. Common Core State Standards Our Bebop titles support the new K-5…