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Building Vocabulary in Summer School

By: Timothy Rasinski, Ph.D., Nancy Padak, Ed.D., Rick M. Newton, Ph.D., and Evangeline Newton, Ph.D.Posted 03/10/22
Building Vocabulary in Summer School

Summer is on its way, and so is summer school. What to teach? Time is always limited for instruction and learning in the summer. The teaching of word roots (morphemes) in the summer offers great opportunities to help students in a number of areas.

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How to Accelerate Learning Over the Summer Break

As an educator, I have a firm belief that home can be an extension of the classroom. It wasn't until I was a curriculum specialist that I struck school-to-home connection gold! Read on to see the evolution of how a true home-to-school connection can be made…quickly!

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How to Make an Impact in Your Intervention Programs

School-wide strategies to support intervention programs involve the entire school campus and are consistent across grade levels. Read this article to take-away practical and easily applicable strategies that your whole school can use to help close the learning gaps that our students have sustained over the last few years.

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5 Steps to Reaching Academic Equity in Your Schools and Classrooms

Effecting Change for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners gives teachers the opportunity for teachers everywhere to effect change for their learners. Here are five steps to reaching academic equity in your schools and classrooms.

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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

By: Trisha DiFazio, M.A. Ed. & Allison Roeser, MHS, PCC, ALTPosted 04/07/21
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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