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Building Vocabulary with Word Roots Builds Reading Comprehension – Part 1

Discover a 5th grade teacher’s journey using Greek and Latin roots switch to a morphological approach helped his students improve their reading level.

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8 Ways to Overcome the Challenges of Distance Learning

In March when schools across the United States shut down their buildings and moved to an at-home learning model basically overnight, what you all did as teachers was truly incredible. You didn’t complain or run away; you did what teachers do.   You rolled up your sleeves, met the challenge head on, and MADE THINGS HAPPEN. No matter how many years you have been teaching, no one in education has ever faced this kind of a challenge. Yet you got to the other side of the 2019–2020 distance learnin

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Playing With Words

By: Timothy Rasinski, Ph.D.Posted 06/08/20
Playing With Words

Many scholars argue that we learn best when are given chances to be playful and creative with what it is we are learning. This is true of whether learning science, learning to play baseball, or learning words. Let’s make word study joyful and engaging for all students with word play.

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Leading in a Time of Crisis:  Why All Educational Leaders Need to Make SEL a Priority

This time of forced school closures and alternative learning presents the opportunity to learn more about how to implement SEL and how it’s connected to equity, cultural inclusivity and family engagement, school climate and safety, and academic achievement.

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How to Combat Summer Slide and Plan for Success in the New Year

Combat Summer Slide and Plan for Success. It is important get organized early in order to have enough time to plan out all of the details of the summer program. Spending quality time preparing at the beginning will help ensure that the right team is in place to support the program and that students and families will have a positive and enriching experience.

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Four Reasons Why GUIDED is the BEST Way to Teach Math

By: Sara McDaniel M. Ed.Posted 11/09/19
Four Reasons Why GUIDED is the BEST Way to Teach Math

The ways that students engage in the learning process is distinctive for this period in history. It’s crucial we meet them where they are and the way they learn best. The Guided Math framework is truly THE BEST WAY to deliver focused, differentiated instruction for today’s learners. Here are 4 reasons why.

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