Dr. Julie Kozisek is a Professor of Education at Doane College in Crete, Nebraska, where she teaches literacy courses to undergraduate and graduate students. She also serves as the Director of Elementary Education and Career Education. Her areas of expertise included balanced literacy practices, writing instruction infusing the writing process, writing workshop and the traits of writing and authentic assessment practices. Julie works with schools across the state of Nebraska to provide professional staff development, as well as presenting at the national, state, and local levels. Julie also works for BER — the Bureau of Education and Research as a professional speaker.
- Dual-Language Programs Boost Student Achievement in English, Study Finds 11/22/2017English-language learners assigned to dual-language-immersion classrooms in the Portland, Ore., school district were more likely to be classified as English proficient by 6th grade when compared to peers enrolled in traditional classes, a new study by the RAND Corp. found. The research team also determined that the district's dual-language students significantly outperformed their ELL who […]Reading Rockets
- Tech Company Wins Ed. Dept Award to Create Accessible Books 11/22/2017Over the past 10 years, the software company Benetech has been funded by the U.S. Department of Education to create accessible books for students with print disabilities through its Bookshare initiative.Reading Rockets
- Are Parent-Teacher Conferences Becoming Obsolete? 11/22/2017A school district north of Denver is doing away with the traditional parent-teacher conferences this year, instead urging parents to log in to a website to find out how their children are doing. The Commerce-City based Adams 14 school district says it made the change in an effort to squeeze in as much instructional time […]Reading Rockets