November 21, 2017

The Advocate's Toolbox

Vulcanizing Vocabulary: Librarians Lead Path to Achievement | On Common Core

The Common Core State Standards place strong emphasis on vocabulary, and librarians are in a prime position to actively support this shift. This month’s “On Common Core” column shares how, including selecting read-alouds with robust language, helping students find engaging (and challenging) nonfiction books that match their interests, carefully choosing titles for reading lists, and initiating independent reading incentives.