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Using Lists as an Instructional Strategy

Lists. You make them. I make them. They are on our computer, our phone and on our refrigerator. They are for shopping,...
Pamela Musick
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By Pamela Musick | 12 Jun

How do you measure your season of teaching?

Two-hundred fifty-nine thousand, two hundred minutes....
Megan Howe
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By Megan Howe | 1 Jun

Redefining the Well-Rounded Student

ESSA Opens Door for CTE Expansion  In the new world of ESSA, the definition of a...
Jim Brazell
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By Jim Brazell | 30 May
Andrea Rients
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By Andrea Rients | 22 May

13 Must-Read Books for ELA Teachers

Recently, I was asked: “What are five books you recommend that ELA teachers read?”...
Kelly Gallagher
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By Kelly Gallagher | 15 May

Teacher Appreciation Week – Love & Thanks

I am in my 12th year as a teacher and we are now entering...
Megan Howe
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By Megan Howe | 8 May

Career Readiness – Where CTE and Academics Meet

After decades of focusing on academic standards,...
Jim Brazell
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By Jim Brazell | 27 Apr

Where Social Learning Starts

Teaching 5 year-olds this year has been mostly magical. We laugh, we dance, we discover...
Megan Howe
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By Megan Howe | 19 Apr

What Digital Classrooms Look Like Today

The past decade has seen a strong focus by the U.S....
Liane Wardlow
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By Liane Wardlow | 10 Apr