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Authentic Connections: Peer Conferring with Google Docs

At some point in the past couple of weeks, all of us were expected to work and teach from home. It has been a sudden transition. I thought…

Apr 1, 2020  |  By Isabel Sawyer
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Teacher Wellness Practice #1: Breathe … Keep Breathing

“Breathe,” we say to ourselves, we say to each other. This reminder has become commonplace in recent years. On one level, it seems an odd thing to say,…

Apr 1, 2020  |  By Sarah Rosenthal
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Best Practices for Teaching Being a Reader Small-group Reading Sets 1-5 Remotely

Teachers expect the unexpected; we never know what a school day will hold for us and are always ready. Yet, all our years of preparing, planning, teaching, and…

Mar 27, 2020  |  By Gina Fugnitto & Ashley Kohn
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Best Practices for Teaching SIPPS Remotely

Teachers are always prepared for the unexpected; we never know what a school day will hold for us. Yet, all our years of preparing, planning, and teaching did…

Mar 27, 2020  |  By Gina Fugnitto & Ashley Kohn
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Ready, Set, Go…Remote Learning: Focusing on What’s Important + Reasonable

In a snap, we were asked to adjust our entire way of school. In a snap, we were asked to create quality remote learning experiences for our students…

Mar 26, 2020  |  By Ashley Kohn & Gina Fugnitto
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What I Have Learned Facilitating Learning Online, Part 3: Five Best Practices for Recorded Sessions

In a millisecond, you transitioned to using a virtual platform to engage students in remote learning. Some of you, once you learned more, realized the remote learning was…

Mar 26, 2020  |  By Gina Fugnitto
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