Links and References
Why Kids Can't Write by Dana Goldstein, New York Times
Recommendations for Improving Adolescent Literacy, U.S. Department of Education
Three Myths About "Reading Levels" and why you shouldn't fall for them by Paula J. Schwanenflugel, Ph.D. and Nancy Flanagan Knapp, Ph.D, Psychology Today
Adolescent Literacy: Learning and Understanding Content, by Sally Goldman, University of Illinois Learning Sciences Research Institute
The Fine Line Between Vocabulary and Grammar, by David Recine, Magoosh TOEFL Blog
Adolescent Literacy by The Alliance for Excellent Education, Washington DC.
A Focus on Vocabulary by Fran Lehr, M.A., Lehr & Associates, Champaign, IllinoisJean Osborn, M.Ed., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Dr. Elfrieda H. Hiebert, Visiting Research Professor, University of California – Berkeley.
Grammar and Vocabulary, Showing the Connections by Susan Hunston, Gill Francis, and Elizabeth Manning
Reading Next- A Vision for Action and Research in Middle and High School Literacy by Dr. Catherine Snow, Professor of Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Gina Biancarosa, Harvard Researcher.
Are Audiobooks as Good for You as Reading? Here's What Experts Say by Markham Heid, Time Magazine
The Etymological Importance of Latin Words, The Classical Journal
The Beginning of Silent Reading Changed Westerners' Lives, By Thu-Huong Ha, Quartzy
ASCD Articles on Formative Feedback/Assessment