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Greg McVerry

Hey community what do you think is the internet causing a "deep literacy" crisis? https://www.nationalaffairs.com/publications/detail/the-erosion-of-deep-literacy

Greg McVerry

class. Here are three podcasts on instructional routines for teaching with non-fiction. https://jgregorymcverry.com/notes/2020-06-10-1

Greg McVerry

Hey when thinking text structure first identify the overall shape of story. Two pieces, first expository piece: https://www.science.org.au/curious/space-time/gravity second compare/contrast: https://www.science.org.au/curious/space-time/gravity
-How are they different?
-The headings?
-Signal Words?

Greg McVerry

Here is a little teaching tip that matters. Instead of putting "Your name" on top of assignments, put "Author"

Greg McVerry

Hey as we transition from defining into the instructional practices that reinforce academic this pieces by James Paul Gee is a nice bridge to vocabulary: http://jamespaulgee.com/pdfs/Meaning%20Is%20In%20the%20Game.pdf

Greg McVerry

Hey when people complain about the math they are usually complaining about conceptual understanding: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=8&v=W1eLt0Dz8Fk&feature=emb_logo but as we discuss disiplinary thinking conceptually is one of those practices

Greg McVerry

Greg McVerry

Hey class here is a video describing how we prepare for the Foundations of Reading Test. I Mr. Miagi you not PowerPoint you: https://jgregorymcverry.com/videos/miagiintro.mp4

Greg McVerry

Hey if you were ever curious where this idea of "gradual relase of responsibility" came from it was this 1983 Pearson and Ghallager article on reading comprehension: https://quickthoughts.jgregorymcverry.com/2020/06/03/the-instruction-of-reading-comprehension

Greg McVerry

Hey here are the start of my notes on the CRT and video: https://quickthoughts.jgregorymcverry.com/2020/06/03/lra-research-to-practice-episode---critical-rac... I don't do videos in one sitting...20 minutes pretty much my max. I do try to capture salient quotes from the speaker I use later.

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