Improving Reading Comprehension Through Use of Story Maps

Improving Reading Comprehension Through Use of Story Maps

Improving Reading Comprehension Through Use of Story Maps
A story map is a reading strategy that teaches students to monitor their understanding of materials by reflecting upon specific questions while reading. What, where, who, why and how questions are used to direct introspection. Some examples are:

What is the story about?
Who are the main characters in this […]

Effective Questioning for Reading Comprehension

Effective Questioning for Reading Comprehension

Effective Questioning for Reading Comprehension
Questions are among the fundamental cornerstones of teaching practices. Questions can help:

Prompt students to critically analyze and reflect upon learning material.
Teachers review lessons and assess for student learning.
Engage students in the classroom.
Enhance student interest and motivation.

There are different types of questions, and it is important to choose and implement the correct […]

What are Digital Storyboards?

What are Digital Storyboards?

A storyboard is a written or graphical representation of all of the elements that will be included in a digital story. The storyboard is usually created before the actual work of creating the digital story begins and a written description and graphical depiction of the elements of the story, such as images, text, narration, music, […]

How Can Paragraph Shrinking be Used to Improve Learning in the Classroom?

How Can Paragraph Shrinking be Used to Improve Learning in the Classroom?

When reading through technical content, it is natural for students to feel confused and lost amidst difficult words and elaborate descriptions. Students often lose track of the context and relevance of the content and fail to comprehend and learn from the text. The strategy “Paragraph Shrinking” was developed as a part of Peer Assisted Learning […]

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