Robert Syphard

Rob Syphard received a bachelor’s degree in history education at the University of Delaware, received a master’s degree in school leadership from Wilmington University, and is currently a doctoral candidate at Wilmington University. He is entering his 9th year in education, serving as a 7th grade social studies teacher, a district literacy coach, and is currently an assistant principal.
literacy in content areas

Literacy in Content Areas: Effective Literacy Instruction

By Robert Syphard

The Common Core State Standards have established new expectations for literacy in all content areas. The expression “all teachers are teachers of reading” has never been truer.  We should be intentional, however, about the way we approach literacy in the content areas. When discussing the integration of the Common Core Literacy Standards, a social studies…

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