Monday, April 28, 2014

Stephen Krashen Blog 4-28-14


Poll of the uninformed

Published in the San Francisco Chronicle, April 28, 2014 "Most in state approve of policy shifts in education," April 24: Yes, 69 percent of Californians polled said they liked the Common Core standards after hearing a brief statement about them. The statement said only that they "are designed to ensure that students graduating from high school have the knowledge and skills they
Stephen Krashen Blog 4-26-14
SKrashen:‘Bribes’ for Read-Alouds?Published in the School Library Journal, 2014. Introduction by the editors of the School Library Journal:  In School Library Journal‘s January 2014 print issue, Suffolk Cooperative Library System’s youth services coordinator Lisa G. Kropp wrote the article “Vivacious Vocabulary” about how in the interest of building students into critical thinkers and strong reade