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Collaborative Literacy Excites KIPP Bay Area Public Schools

Selecting and implementing the right ELA curriculum can lead to a transformational change in student literacy. On February 26, 2019, from 3:30–4:30 PM PST, join Collaborative Classroom for…

Feb 12, 2019  |  By Emily Cremidis
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Teacher Spotlight

Collaborative Classroom is honored to feature second-grade teacher Joanna Schwartz from Eliza B. Kirkbride Elementary School in Philadelphia for our February 2019 Teacher Spotlight. Tell us briefly about your…

Feb 12, 2019  |  By Jonette Marcus
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Personalized Learning: Four Elements that Support All Students

Personalized learning is an educational framework that supports all students as they gain the knowledge, skills, and characteristics of a twenty-first-century learner and citizen of the world. The…

Feb 11, 2019  |  By Sarah Catto
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Cultivating Student Talk

The primacy of oral language to literacy development is not a new idea. Wilkinson (1965, 3-5) asserted this thinking decades ago and Britton (1983, 11) poetically noted, “Reading…

Feb 4, 2019  |  By Kim Gilbert
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Kids Are Natural Scientists—Let Them Take the Lead!

Science is based on curiosity and finding evidence. Giving kids opportunities to roll up their sleeves and understand the world around them by looking for evidence is a…

Jan 31, 2019  |  By Megan Green
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What Is the Impact of an Educative Curriculum?

To better understand the impact of an educative curriculum, I posed this question to the Collaborative Classroom Community Facebook® group: How has Collaborative Literacy changed your teaching? How…

Jan 30, 2019  |  By Isabel Sawyer
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