Frankly Freddy Blog

TextProject president and CEO Elfrieda H. (Freddy) Hiebert blogs about important issues in reading research and practice.

Frankly Freddy entries (published from 2005 to 2014) have been sorted into five topics of literacy learning and instruction. Click here to download the ebook!

Viewing entries posted in October 2009

High-Leverage Action #1

Posted by Freddy Hiebert on 31 October 2009

We know that oral language is a primary way in which meaning gets constructed and built. Through talk, we come to understand concepts and our interpretations and ownership of ideas.

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High-Leverage Actions That Can Make a Difference

Posted by Freddy Hiebert on 29 October 2009

As facilitator of the 2009 CREATE conference, I promised attendees that I would reflect on what I view to the important take-aways from the conference and share them in this venue.

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Private, Personal, and Peculiar

Posted by Freddy Hiebert on 1 October 2009

An idiom is a phrase whose meaning cannot be established by a literal translation of the words in the phrase.

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