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Your Guide to the ESSA Education Law’s Evidence-Based Mandate

When using federal funds to purchase educational materials, school districts must comply with federal regulations....
Robin Duffy
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By Robin Duffy | 11 Oct

The 7-Minute Reading Challenge

In the typical classroom, students spend less than 20 percent of the reading/language...
Elfrieda Hiebert
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By Elfrieda Hiebert | 4 Oct

How To Talk To Your Students About Climate Change

Has the strength of hurricanes this season gotten you...
Michael Wysession
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By Michael Wysession | 18 Sep

Climate Change and Hurricanes: Too Many Slam Dunks

In just two weeks, we have experienced destruction caused...
Michael Wysession
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By Michael Wysession | 18 Sep

Engage the Brain with Active Learning Strategies

As a former social studies teacher, I know how impressed...
Keishla Ceaser-Jones
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By Keishla Ceaser-Jones | 18 Sep

New Literacy Funds: Striving Readers Grant

The U.S. Department of Education has announced 11 States...
Grace Stopani
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By Grace Stopani | 8 Sep

Go! First Week Back to School – PART 3

Welcome back teachers! One of my favorite teaching partners...
Megan Howe
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By Megan Howe | 5 Sep

Get Set: Back to School – PART 2

Welcome back teachers! Hopefully by now you have had a...
Megan Howe
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By Megan Howe | 28 Aug

Getting into the Back-to-School Groove

Ideas for a School to Home Letter Before School...
Pamela Musick
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By Pamela Musick | 15 Aug