This week’s recommendation comes from:

Michelle Rimbey

Michelle Rimbey

English Language Arts Fellow

Michelle says, “Literacy expert Tim Shanahan shares best practices for teaching reading and writing. His blog is an invaluable resource for teachers of literacy. I read every post to stay current on the latest research and how it impacts classroom instruction.”

Teaching Students to Use Context

Tim Shanahan

“I’m writing this blog because of the disarray I see over the topic of context instruction and the poor instructional practice that it seems to manifest.” – Tim Shanahan, professor, author, and editor

This blog post by Tim Shanahan addresses the topic of teaching students to use context and includes some research on context and meaning as well as some concerns with current teaching practices. You can read other Shanahan blog posts here: