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How to Make After School Programs Engaging in Today’s Classroom

Since After School programs can look different and are able to support all students with a range of environments and instructional programs, after school programs can be designed to meet the range of needs in engaging and relevant ways. Students can be provided with rich and complex instruction, encouraged to solve problems, and consider difficult content, learning vocabulary and new content to support their daily instruction.

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How Social Emotional Learning and Mindfulness can support Teachers and Students

While Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) has been around for a long time, it is quickly becoming one of the most talked about topics in education. If you’re like us, you’re probably thinking: IT’S ABOUT TIME. If you are relatively new to SEL and Mindfulness, that’s great. We are here to guide you.

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Practical At-Home Strategies to Reverse & Prevent Learning Loss

As a parent and an educator, I know firsthand that at-home learning can be challenging. My children were not impressed that mom was once a teacher and wanted none of it. I had to find another way to facilitate and support continued academic growth while keeping our familial relationships healthy and strong. I went back to the simplest and most impactful strategies that promote student gains and prevent learning loss. I focused on meaningful learning experiences over busywork and took a qualit

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Academic Equity in the Post-COVID-19 Environment

By: Dr. Almitra BerryPosted 03/12/21
Academic Equity in the Post-COVID-19 Environment

When schools closed beginning in March 2020, most systems struggled to implement remote learning. Schools, educators, learners, and parents just weren't prepared for that. Which is why academic equity has become a focus of schools across the nation.

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Six Effective Speaking Strategies for English Learners in Virtual Instruction

Instruction has not looked the same since schools closed their physical classrooms in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Educators across the United States have worked tirelessly since that time to reach and teach all students. English learners have particular educational needs.

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Strategies for Reversing Learning Loss in Mathematics in 2021

As students and teachers have traversed the educational landscape throughout the last year, two things are very certain. The first, is that teachers, schools, and districts have had to adapt their systems and structures of instruction to meet the needs of their students. The second, is that as a result of that adaptation, great teaching and learning has taken place.

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