Reader Idea | ‘How The New York Times Saved My Class’

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This Reader Idea gets struggling students back on track to read and discuss literature with a unit on expressing opinions and interpreting perspectives using New York Times articles.

Louise Robinson-Lay‘s insight:

Using a strategy as simple as it is brilliant Ms Poupko engages her class, teaches them textual strTegies and encourages deeper interaction by using newspapers and then springboRding onto the more difficult class texts. 

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Author: loremipsem

I am Head of Teaching and Learning and teach English at an independent School in Melbourne. I am passionate about using technology as a learning tool and I love reading and literature and language.

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