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Developmentally Appropriate Practice In Early Childhood

Developmentally appropriate practice in early childhood education is a set of guiding principles for practitioners who work in early learning environments.

Jul 17, 2024  |  By Emily Grunt
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ASF’s Writing Success: Cooperative Learning with Kristal Rice

Discover how Kristal Rice is building a strong classroom community at the American School Foundation (ASF) through cooperative learning and an innovative writing program.

Jul 2, 2024  |  By Megan Green
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Distance Education Success: Roxanne Howman’s Virtual SEL

Discover how Roxanne Howman excels in virtual SEL instruction at OHDELA, transforming distance education in her virtual classroom.

Jul 1, 2024  |  By Nancy Osko
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Improving School Culture: Lessons from Elizabeth Ferguson

Learn from Liz Ferguson as she implements positive disciplinary approaches to foster emotional safety and a strong school culture in Mexico.

Jun 28, 2024  |  By Megan Green
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How Peres School Is Transforming Reading with SIPPS

Discover how Peres School, a Title I school in Richmond, California is transforming reading equity for multilingual learners with SIPPS.

Jun 21, 2024  |  By Emily Cremidis
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Empathy and Growth at Bayshore School

See how Principal Brandy McDill-Zamarripa at Bayshore School is fostering empathy and growth through the Caring School Community program.

Jun 14, 2024  |  By Emily Cremidis
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Insights from Josefina Ramírez: Creating Inclusive Schools

Explore how Josefina Ramírez fosters inclusion at Euroamerican School Monterrey through Social-Emotional Learning (SEL).

Jun 13, 2024  |  By Megan Green
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Colegio Atid’s Primary Years Program: Vivian Orihuela on Writing

Explore how Vivian Orihuela enhances writing in Colegio Atid's Primary Years Program, integrating IB principles to foster student excellence.

Jun 6, 2024  |  By Megan Green
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Lincoln Elementary: Collaboration, Community Building, Coaching

Learn how Lincoln Elementary's focus on collaboration, community building, and coaching enhances teaching and learning for young readers.

May 31, 2024  |  By Sue Hucul
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Ravenswood Classroom Partners: A Success Story in Tutoring

Discover how Ravenswood Classroom Partners supports students’ academic success with community volunteer tutors and SIPPS.

May 24, 2024  |  By Emily Cremidis
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Focus, Working Memory, Time, Organization in Literacy

Discover effective strategies to help students improve executive functions such as focus, working memory, time management, and organization.

May 17, 2024  |  By Mandy Ubele
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Newcomer Multilingual Students: A Teacher’s Reflections

Get inspired by the powerful essay of a high school teacher who is dedicated to supporting newcomer multilingual students.

May 15, 2024  |  By Katie Fuchs
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Ka’ala Elementary Reading Success

Holly Robbins, a third-grade teacher at Ka'ala Elementary in Oahu, HI, has transformed her classroom with Being a Reader. Learn how her approach to multicultural education fosters deep, meaningful learning experiences for her diverse students.

May 10, 2024  |  By Megan Green
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In Praise of the Writing Process

Learn why explicitly teaching the writing process is vital for ensuring that K–5 students become strong and skillful writers.

May 8, 2024  |  By Jennifer Evans
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Bel Aire Park Magnet School: A Partnership in Teaching and Learning

Learn about Bel Aire Park Magnet School, a Title 1 International Baccalaureate school and a long-time partner of Collaborative Classroom.

May 2, 2024  |  By Emily Cremidis
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SEL Essentials at Year’s End: Honoring Our Learning

How can SEL-informed practices reduce stress, foster community, and honor students' relationships and growth in our end-of-year celebrations?

May 1, 2024  |  By Peter Brunn & Kristy Rauch
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Giving Students the Tools to Leave Tracks of Their Thinking

Find out how the strategy of “leaving tracks of thinking” can help students make inferences and engage in deeper reading.

Apr 26, 2024  |  By Kathy King-Dickman
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The Liberatory Impact of Evidence-Based Writing Instruction

Explore the liberatory impact of evidence-based writing instruction.

Apr 24, 2024  |  By Barbara Patterson Oden & Nicole Campbell
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The Joy of Watching My Granddaughters Move Through Ehri’s Word Reading Phases

Discover how Linnea Ehri's word reading phases can inform literacy instruction. Explore the stages of reading development in young learners.

Apr 12, 2024  |  By Kathy King-Dickman
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The Impact of Executive Function Skills on Literacy Learning: An Introduction

Learn how executive function skills impact literacy learning and explore strategies to support students who struggle with them.

Apr 11, 2024  |  By Mandy Ubele
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