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The One Percent Better Podcast

Sep 3, 2017

Former President of The National Council of Teachers of English, Carol Jago, ( joins me for a conversation on the state of reading and writing in schools in 2017. Teachers will walk away with practical ideas for improving literacy instruction, leaders and business men and women will get a glimpse into the successes and failures of our children's reading and writing experiences.

1% Better Ideas Worth Sharing:

  • How long a teacher should spend teaching a book 
  • The state of reading in society in 2017
  • Carol's system for tracking what she reads
  • The value of improvisation in the classroom
  • The mistakes beginning teachers often make
  • What makes a great reading and writing teacher
  • How many students the NCTE recommends each teacher have 

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