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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

Inquiry in the Social Studies Classroom

Whether this is your first fall in the social studies...
Keishla Ceaser-Jones
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By Keishla Ceaser-Jones | 13 Oct 17
Robin Duffy
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By Robin Duffy | 11 Oct 17

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 17

How To Talk To Your Students About Climate Change

Climate change is something your students will...
Michael Wysession
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By Michael Wysession | 18 Sep 17

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 17

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 17