School is one of the most influential systems in a child’s ecology and it is that ecology that almost irrevocably shapes a child’s subsequent disposition toward learning and the pursuit of new knowledge. So imagine this – a child eager to explore, willing to take risks, enthusiastic about engaging his/her peers, and earnestly willing to […]

Conceptual understanding of academic language is arguably the most significant accelerator of student achievement. But why is there such a lack of attention to conceptual understanding of language in classrooms across our nation? It’s a matter of exposing educators to the value of and strategies for building conceptual understanding and infusing the essential practice into […]

Need some inspiration for your day? Check out the conversation with @DonyallD on the #3PsinaPod Podcast. Listen closely as they dive into student achievement, instructional leadership, opportunity gaps, and far more! Listen: bit.ly/3psinapod  #edchat @ScholasticEd #Arizonaed #edpod Donyall D. Dickey, Ed.D. is the lead author for Scholastic Literacy and Chief Executive Officer of Educational Epiphany. For more, […]