Author Conversations: Kelly Gallagher on the best interest of students

February 10th, 2015

We sat down with Kelly Gallagher recently to talk about his new book, In the Best Interest of Students: Staying True to What Works in the ELA Classroom. In this clip Kelly  talks about the book and cites the potential overemphasis on close reading as an example of where application of CCSS can go awry.


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  • 1. Deb Lairson  |  February 11th, 2015 at 12:29 pm

    It sounds like you want your students to write in an authentic way as they wrestle with real life experiences as a reader. Imagine that!

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