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November 2018

Help Students Understand the Doppler Effect

By |2019-06-25T09:01:53-04:00November 14, 2018|Education, K-12, Lesson Plan, Read Ahead|

Understanding the Doppler Effect This Read Ahead lesson plan aims to enrich students' intuitive understanding of the Doppler effect with a theoretical understanding. First, students will take turns in pairs demonstrating the effect. Then, they will reflect on what they think caused their observations. Finally, they will read the Read Ahead [...]

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September 2018

Pro Tip: Chunking

By |2018-09-22T12:53:29-04:00September 21, 2018|Digital Pedagogy, Education, K-12, Read Ahead|

  One of the easiest but most powerful ways teachers are using Read Ahead: breaking reading assignments into sections so students can take in smaller "chunks" as they navigate through the text. It also makes it easier to read on your phone. It's a simple extra step but requires [...]

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August 2018

July 2018

Students Read the 2nd Amendment

By |2018-09-22T12:55:15-04:00July 22, 2018|Digital Pedagogy, Inspiration, K-12, Lesson Plan, Online Learning, Read Ahead|

This Read Ahead lesson plan asks students an important question: What 3 words are most important in the 2nd amendment? Then invites students to share and compare the words they chose by demonstrating the words that should jump off the page. A shared reading experience. Next students provide a rationale [...]

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March 2018

Top 5 Ways to Ruin a Reading Experience

By |2018-03-27T10:04:07-04:00March 25, 2018|Digital Pedagogy, Education, Instructional Design, K-12, Read Ahead|

Top 5 ways to ruin a reading experience 1) Interrogate: Turn every reading assignment into a test. Do you look forward to activities where you are stopped and questioned? a) Yes, I enjoy being questioned, especially when I’m in the middle of something. b) Yes, I like the challenge [...]

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Read Ahead hearts Clever

By |2018-03-02T18:22:02-05:00March 1, 2018|Digital Pedagogy, Education, Learning Management System, News, Online Learning, Read Ahead|

Our mission at Read Ahead is to provide easy access to literacy for everyone. At any age. And any reading level. We are grateful to Clever for making it possible for us to now extend our free, evidence-based literacy tool to over 60,000 schools. And to school districts where easy [...]

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October 2017

Read Ahead: Georgia’s Natural Disaster History

By |2017-11-27T14:21:11-05:00October 4, 2017|Digital Pedagogy, Education, K-12, Lesson Plan, Read Ahead|

Are your students practicing reading strategies like how to identify supporting details or sequence of events? What if you could simulate the process of focusing on the right cues for these reading strategies while your students were reading? You can. Read Ahead lets you block out screen distractions and zoom [...]

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September 2017

When Kids Can’t Read

By |2017-11-27T14:21:14-05:00September 18, 2017|Read Ahead, Uncategorized|

When Kids Can't Read: What Teachers Can Do: A Guide for Teachers 6-12 by Kylene Beers My rating: 4 of 5 stars Dr. Beers lived a common experience of middle school, high school and early college teachers that persists today. We enter a room as content teachers and find out [...]

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