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Learning from Inventive Spelling

Spelling at the emerging level is about learning what kids know and don’t know about...
Pamela Musick
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By Pamela Musick | 9 Dec
Megan Howe
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By Megan Howe | 5 Dec

How To Talk To Your Students About Climate Change

Despite the fact that an overwhelming majority of...
Michael Wysession
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By Michael Wysession | 21 Nov

When it Comes to Reading and Writing, Volume Matters

When I first started teaching, I ran a “4 x 4...
Kelly Gallagher
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By Kelly Gallagher | 21 Nov

Mining Vocabulary Words In Your Classroom

The ultimate goal of learning new vocabulary is to...
Pamela Musick
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By Pamela Musick | 18 Nov

3 Ways To Use Authentic Resources for Teaching Spanish

Students learning a new language from a traditional...
Rich Sayers
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By Rich Sayers | 9 Nov

How to Flip Parent-Teacher Conferences

As we get closer to the end of the year, dear teacher...
Megan Howe
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By Megan Howe | 18 Oct

A Reminder That We Are Always Learning

The Tuesday after Labor Day, or perhaps earlier—as all...
Ivy Delaney
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By Ivy Delaney | 7 Oct