Jessica Hathaway, M.S.Ed., earned her B.A. in Psychology from Pomona College and her M.S. in Education from Northwestern University, with a concentration in literacy. She has conducted classroom-based research on the integration of different learning modalities into literacy instruction and spent several years working in the Los Angeles Unified School District teaching early elementary, instructing art enrichment classes, and mentoring novice teachers. Currently, Jessica authors educational resources for teachers and students.
Connect to Text: Strategies for Close Reading and Writing
Dive into the use of close reading in classroom instruction with this practical, standards-based resource featuring easy-to-use lessons that focus on informational/explanatory, argumentative, or narrative text samples to improve students' reading skills.
This how-to guide provides teachers with all of the information they need to help their students write from sources. This book is divided into sections based on five different types of sources that students are expected to use in their writing.
Demystify word problems with this book that provides daily practice for boosting skills. With the changes in standards, there is a greater need to implement lessons that provide a deeper understanding of how these concepts apply in real-life situations.
Build reading skills and increase your students' ability to recognize sight words instantly with 180 Days of High-Frequency Words for Kindergarten. This series features quick, easy-to-use daily word study activities.