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Getting to Know Students on a Personal Level

Martin Luther King said, “The good neighbor looks beyond those external accidents, and discerns those inner qualities...
Kelisa Wing
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By Kelisa Wing | 17 Sep

The Power of Student Choice

Student choice is a powerful tool for transforming classrooms! It’s a cost free, low...
Becca Foxwell
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By Becca Foxwell | 10 Sep

Reading is Not Just a Grade!

My heart broke when a former student’s mom told me that her now 6th grade son, Dan,...
Becca Foxwell
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By Becca Foxwell | 10 Sep

Don’t Cut Your Read Aloud!

Time is the never-ending struggle in the classroom. I hear it over and over again and...
Becca Foxwell
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By Becca Foxwell | 4 Sep

6 Ways To Fit In Your Read Aloud

As teachers we are often caught in the struggle of trying to fit so many things into our...
Becca Foxwell
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By Becca Foxwell | 4 Sep

4 Ways ESSA Has Changed School Improvement

This fall, States will post lists of public schools needing...
Grace Stopani
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By Grace Stopani | 28 Aug

Listening To Students’ Mathematical Ideas

I have the pleasure of working with and learning from...
Zachary Champagne
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By Zachary Champagne | 27 Aug

4 Ways To Inspire Your Students This School Year

I love my children dearly. They are both so different in...
Kelisa Wing
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By Kelisa Wing | 20 Aug

Getting to Know the Brains of Your Students

The summer always seems so long and full of possibility...
Megan Howe
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By Megan Howe | 13 Aug