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Using Phenomena to Engage Students in Science

Phenomena — observable facts or events — are the ideal...
Michael Comer
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By Michael Comer | 9 Nov 17

3 Steps to Prepare for the Striving Readers Grant Competition

If you are in a state that has been awarded the Striving...
Grace Stopani
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By Grace Stopani | 8 Nov 17

What does Inquiry look like in Social Studies?

What does inquiry look like?  Though often used,...
Kathy Swan
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By Kathy Swan | 8 Nov 17

Effective Reading Scaffolding Strategies for Social Studies

With the ever-increasing rigor and expectations in reading...
Teresa Morrison
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By Teresa Morrison | 8 Nov 17

Engaging High Performing Students

As a math textbook author and teacher, one of my challenges is engaging my highest...
Dan Kennedy
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By Dan Kennedy | 6 Nov 17

Cybersecurity Now Touches Everyone’s Life

While we tend to think of our mobile phones and our...
Jim Brazell
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By Jim Brazell | 3 Nov 17

Moving Striving Readers to Highly Proficient Readers

There just aren’t that many people naming their daughters...
Elfrieda Hiebert
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By Elfrieda Hiebert | 1 Nov 17

5 Ways to Help Them “See” the Math

Are your students having trouble grasping that new math...
Stuart J. Murphy
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By Stuart J. Murphy | 1 Nov 17