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In the Classroom

Here you’ll find multimedia resources to help you improve teaching and learning in your classrooms. We offer a classroom strategy library, video modules (with aligned teaching materials) demonstrating effective practices, professional development webcasts to watch anytime, and more.

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Reading and Writing Strategies

Browse our library of strategies that support interactive and engaging learning that helps students make stronger connections and deeper understanding of text and topics.

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Inference and Informational Text

Inferencing is something we do all the time, but often students don’t realize this is a skill they naturally use. Watch as a 6th grade ELA teacher uses a simple photograph to help her students recognize all the information they can infer from the photo. 

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Teaching English Language Learners

What do teachers of English language learners (ELLs) in middle and high school need to know to support their students’ success? Take a look at these resources, as well as additional information from our sister site, Colorín Colorado.

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Real World History

Real World History: A DC public school invites students to develop their skills as historians as they study the Great Migration of African-Americans from the rural south to big cities.

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Professional Development Webcasts

Stay up-to-date with the AdLit’s professional development webcast series — for staff workshops, professional learning communities, or to watch on your own.

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Unlocking the Past

We have cultivated resources to develop students’ enjoyment and appreciation of history and civics while also deepening their reading, writing, and thinking skills.

Expert Q&A

Whether you’re an educator or parent looking for information related to literacy in middle and high school, these tips from experts can help.

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Teaching With Text Sets

One of the great quandaries of secondary instruction is how we give students more voice and choice in their learning while still covering standards, deepening students’ understanding, and sharpening their critical analysis skills. Taking a text set approach for your English literature or content area classes may be the solution you have been looking for.