Top 10 topics to write about/research in 2015-2016

Every year there are topics that tend to grab the nation's attention. These topics can be political, religious, social, or cultural. The purpose of this eCoach is to connect you to 10 popular topics in 2015-2016 and show you how LiteracyTA can assist you in developing lessons around these topics.

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4 Lessons to Help Teach Visual Summary

This is the second month we are offering peer reviewed, teacher created skill-based lessons. We are happy to do this for our LiteracyTA Members. We want to provide great lessons teachers can use to teach the new state literacy standards.

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I Started a New Grade Level: Yikes!

This week, Lauren Garrison--an elementary school teacher, co-author of Discover and Soar Reading and Writing Teacher Guides, and contributor to eCoach--shares her story about plan

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5 Recommendations: Improving Literacy Instruction in all Subject Areas

In 2007, a guidance document from the Center on Instruction published five research based recommendations to improve literacy instruction across content areas. This document was one of many resources LiteracyTA used to begin building their literacy skills and teaching tools.

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The First Day of School: The Best Day of School!

This week a very special guest offered to write an eCoach for LiteracyTA. Tim LeMaster, my father, has been teaching for over 40 years. He has taught in both private and public schools. Currently, he is teaching middle school social studies in the William S. Hart School District. Tim has encouraged me all my life to be my best self. We are thankful for his words of wisdom.

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