Recently, Chris Lehman gave an impassioned talk at the University of Wisconsin-Madison discussing literacy and how teachers can integrate components of the Common Core into their practice. The talk, “Exploring a Route Toward Adoption of the Common Core,” was just made available online! Here is the talk Chris gave:
If you have some time, check out the presentation–Chris is an amazing educator. (Here is a link to his slideshow.)
I’m also happy to announce that all of our department’s new copies of Falling in Love with Close Reading are out on loan.