Linda Hoyt

About Linda Hoyt

Linda Hoyt has had a rich array of experiences in education ranging from classroom teaching to working as a reading specialist, curriculum developer, Title I teacher, staff developer, and Title I District Coordinator. She is the author of 24 powerful professional books, six video programs, and instructional resources published with National Geographic School Publishing and Rigby Education. Her energetic presentation style and practical strategies have made her one of the most requested literacy speakers in the United States. Learn more on LindaHoyt.com.

How to Electrify Learning with Informational Read Alouds

Reading aloud to young children has always been a delight, but I must plead guilty to spending too many years focusing on fiction-based read alouds. I was afraid that informational selections couldn’t possibly hold the attention of my ever-so-wiggly elementary students. But how wrong I was!

Once I began to experiment with informational read alouds from […]

By |November 22nd, 2016|Classroom Ideas, Elementary, Experts from the Field, Feature, Science, Social Studies|Comments Off on How to Electrify Learning with Informational Read Alouds

8 Tips From a Veteran Educator

What do you wish you had been told in the beginning of your career?
I started teaching 45 years ago … And, what a wonderful journey it has been. At the onset of my career, I was full of energy, eager to work with children and lucky enough to have a mentor who knew how to […]

By |April 5th, 2016|Classroom Ideas, Elementary, Experts from the Field, Middle School, Professional Learning|Comments Off on 8 Tips From a Veteran Educator