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You may have heard of the popular RACE Writing Strategy, but have you heard of the RADD strategy? This is a similar mnemonic device to help students organize their writing. Student writing … [Read more...] about What is the RADD Writing Strategy?
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Are you one of the many teachers who is struggling to teach summarizing? Summarizing can be a difficult skill for students to master. It requires strong reading comprehension since students need to be … [Read more...] about How to Teach Summarizing So Students REALLY Get It