Catherine Schmidt

Catherine Schmidt supports districts, states, and partners in implementing college and career-readiness standards in English language arts and literacy. She also served as a title editor and author on the Great Minds® Geodes™ team and is grateful to be an elementary teacher on special assignment. Her best days are working in schools with teachers and students.

Posts By Catherine Schmidt

student achievement

Leveled Texts Are 'Exhibit A' for the Soft Bigotry of Low Expectations

The scene occurs daily in classrooms across the United States. Students, grouped by reading ability, come to the teacher’s table to read their leveled readers—books that are “just right” for them....

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