Tag Archives: English language arts

Engaging Students through Interest-Based Anchor Activities

Part of our Cash in on Learning Series by Richard M. Cash, Ed.D. Click to read other Cash in on Learning posts. It’s that time of year again—that time between the end of spring break and the end of the … Continue reading

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Read Across America Day: 10 Facts, Links, and Activities

March 2, 2015, is Read Across America (RAA) day. Schools, libraries, and individuals are spreading the word and trying to get everyone to pick up a book and read. Read to themselves. To a child. To a grandparent. To a … Continue reading

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Cash in on Learning: Ignite Student Creativity!

In honor of African-American History month and some inspirational firsts, I am dedicating this blog post to igniting creativity in all students. There have been innumerable contributions by African-American men and women in science, literature, the arts, sports, and economics, … Continue reading

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Help Students Write Personal Statements for College Applications

By Ann Camacho, editor of  Bookmarked, a collection of teen essays The big question that so many of my students ask me at this time of year is “How do I write a personal statement that will assure me entrance to … Continue reading

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Summertime and the Reading Is Easy

By Ann Camacho, editor of Bookmarked, a collection of teen essays Summer! Reading! Hmmm . . . what’s wrong with that sequence of words? Maybe your teenage students would tell you exactly what mine tell me: Summer has nothing to … Continue reading

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