Summary: The Pathway to College Success

I have been a classroom teacher for 15 years and have taught low socio-economic populations and students from affluent neighborhoods. When it comes to state tests, I have worked in failing schools and top performing, award winning schools.

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Understanding Argument Writing Standards

LiteracyTA's LTA Toolkit offers useful resources for teaching argument in K-12 classrooms. Free and Pro accounts give access to planning guides, classroom ready presentation slides, language starters, rubrics, and peer evaluation tools to help teach students how to craft well reasoned arguments.

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Be a Part of What's Next

By on September 26, 2016
Be a Part of What's Next

We are so excited about our new updates this year. We have renamed the TA to the LTA Toolkit Pro, reorganized the LTA Toolkit Pro resources under one webpage, and launched the LTA Classroom + Assessment. Phew! What an amazing list. But we aren't done. We want to focus on the LTA Classroom and the new assessment tool that auto-grades digital marking. And we need your help.

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Assess - Analyze - Teach - Repeat

Even though LiteracyTA just released its first version of a totally awesome assessment tool that auto-grades close reading (mind blowing I know), I have been testing the assessment tool in my classroom since last spring. That means I have had some time to play with it and come up with some practical ways to use it to inform my instruction. Here is what I have learned so far.

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LiteracyTA has a new digital text marking assessment tool!

Teachers across the country are working hard to teach close reading skills in an effort to prepare their students for (1) state literacy standards and (2) rigorous reading tasks in college and at work. But grading this work is rarely talked about. And let's face it, stacks of student papers can be overwhelming. Teachers do not need more to do.

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