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November 11

Gail Brown

Part 2, More modelling, same yet different, still effective!

  • 2018-11-11 21:38:32
  • Gail

Last post, I had models in different, exciting outfits, this image – they’re all in black, yet all slightly different… I’m desperately trying to send the message that this is EXACTLY THE SAME teaching strategy (explicit instruction) just “dressed...

November 06

Gail Brown

Modelling & Explicit instruction work, no matter what they're called! (Part 1)

  • 2018-11-06 08:34:51
  • Gail

Maybe this seems like a “crazy” image of modelling on a catwalk – and still it got your attention – great modelling, as part of explicit instruction should do that, in whatever topic, whatever curriculum and whatever grade you “dress up” in – get...

October 31

Gail Brown

More on eye movements, and silent reading… Who Knew?

  • 2018-10-31 05:43:48
  • Gail

As an independent, action researcher working with classroom teachers, I never thought that silent reading would be very useful? However, from what I’ve been reading recently – there might be some windows into readers’ thinking

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  • October 26

    Gail Brown

    Improving reading fluency, silently: New research findings! Part 1

    • 2018-10-26 13:52:05
    • Gail

    We’ve all experienced that struggle of slow, effortful reading – mostly when we read about a complex, abstract topic, that we know very little about! We read so slowly, and don’t understand, so we re-read – and re-read… And I have to admit that wh...

    October 22

    Gail Brown