Sustaining Reform as Steady Work: Fordson High School

By Linda Friedrich, Director of Strategic Literacy Initiative, WestEd People often comment on how rare Reading Apprenticeship’s research base is in the landscape of education reform. Even more … [Read more...]

School Visits in MI: Making Literacy Learning Real for Teachers and Administrators

A contingent of educators from Charlotte Mecklenberg Schools (CMS), a district with long term plans for embedding Reading Apprenticeship into content literacy instruction in their middle and high … [Read more...]

Getting Personal with Reading Histories

When Melissa Devlin tried out Reading Apprenticeship in her grade 9 reading class, one of her students showed her why it’s worth the time to have students explore their personal reading histories — to … [Read more...]

“How did you get your teachers to talk that way?”

Principals Anna Corral from Anaheim Union High School District and Ricci Ulrich from Clovis Unified School District captured the attention of over twenty high school principals from Vermont, New York, … [Read more...]

Retention Rates Rise in Galena, Alaska

In remote Galena, Alaska, airplanes deliver most students to the town’s residential career and technical education school. With some help from Reading Apprenticeship, retention rates at the school … [Read more...]

“Okay, we’re going to read for two minutes.”

Nicole Dysart and Sindy Goodhart are co-teachers of eleventh graders at Reading High School who are most in need of help to pass the Pennsylvania-required literature test. “At our Reading … [Read more...]

Touches on the Text

Pat Kovalan teaches biology and is learning about Reading Apprenticeship routines and the value of SSR. Read his story on our Voices & Views page. … [Read more...]

“Unorthodox” College Physics Class Wins Praise

Lilit Haroyan teaches college physics in a way that some of her students find unorthodox. They’re not complaining! Read her story on our Voices & Views page. … [Read more...]

AP Scores Over the Moon

Pennsylvania AP teachers bring Reading Apprenticeship to their AP courses—with outstanding results. Read this and other great stories from the field on our Voices & Views page. … [Read more...]

Mr. Cushman, How Do We Know This Is Working?

It’s the second week of school. Rob Cushman's biology students have done a little reading and talking about scientific inquiry. They have sampled different genres of science text. They have tried out … [Read more...]