By Corina Koch Macleod and Carla Douglas What do you hear inside your head when you read? What do you see? According to Cris Tovani, author of I Read It, but I Don’t Get It: Comprehension Strategies for Adolescent Readers, Continue reading Never Read Alone: Tips for Improving Comprehension
Image by malik ml williams (CC BY-NC 2.0) by Corina Koch MacLeod and Carla Douglas Do you have trouble remembering what you read? You’re not alone. A good part of remembering what you read has to do with knowing what Continue reading Can’t remember what you read? Try these 7 tips.
Image by Rosaura Ochoa (CC BY 2.0) by Corina Koch Macleod In 2011, EQAO reported that students had difficulties with answering questions about the graphic selection on the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test. Here are three things you can do Continue reading Infographics for Visual Literacy
Image by Calamity Meg (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) By Corina Koch MacLeod This is a great tip for all students – including students whose first language is not English. Building your vocabulary, or learning word meanings, helps you to better understand Continue reading Become a Word Nerd: How to Build Your Vocabulary