A Literacy Blog by Christine Brower-Cohen
A mix of all things literary ~ reading, writing, publishing, Common Core, lessons, and some humor along the way!
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  • Confession of a Reading Teacher June 3, 2013 Like every other reading/ELA teacher, I am constantly admonishing my students to "Read all titles and directions before beginning any assignment."  Imagine my humiliation this past ...
    Posted Jun 3, 2013, 6:52 PM by Christine Brower-Cohen
  • Friday Film Clip - "Sickest Testing Story" May 30, 2013   This year, my students have endured six days of state testing, six days of STAR Renaissance testing, two days of final exams, with many more days of ...
    Posted May 31, 2013, 4:31 AM by Christine Brower-Cohen
  • Book Expo America May 30, 2013 Book Expo America, the largest book conference in North America, runs from today thru Saturday at the Javits Center in New York.  Visit the site to see ...
    Posted May 30, 2013, 2:35 AM by Christine Brower-Cohen
  • Education Writing Jobs May 29, 2013 Here is a link to recent education- writing job postings.  Good luck! Happy reading and writing,Christine Christine Brower-Cohenccohen(at)wbschools(dot)orgmy teacher ...
    Posted May 29, 2013, 7:24 AM by Christine Brower-Cohen
  • National S-P-E-L-L-I-N-G BEE   May 28, 2013   The Scripps National Spelling Bee opens today and runs through May 30, 2013.  Click here for info on this year's spellers, or for info about how ...
    Posted May 28, 2013, 4:15 AM by Christine Brower-Cohen
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