Language Arts

PUSD Readmont 2015

We are pleased to announce the official launch of Readmont 2015, Piedmont’s “one city, one book” project, now in its fifth year! All Piedmonters are encouraged to read The Smartest Kids in the World: and How They Got That Way by Amanda Ripley.  In this work of journalistic reporting, Ripley examines the high school education experience in Finland, South Korea, Poland…

Literacy Learning Abounds!

On October 13th, K-12 teachers participated in a full morning of professional development to support their Common Core Literacy instruction.  Cheryl Wozniak led teachers of all grade levels and content areas in a session that focused on three key literacy strategies: interactive read-aloud, shared reading, and close reading.  Teachers had an opportunity to hear an…