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Engaging the Disengaged, Number 6

Is Calling on Hands An Archaic Practice? Many years ago, I can remember long lectures given by my teachers that were only interrupted by the calling on hands…

Apr 24, 2014  |  By Kathy King-Dickman
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Engaging the Disengaged, Number Six

Is Calling on Hands An Archaic Practice? Many years ago, I can remember long lectures given by my teachers that were only interrupted by the calling on hands…

Apr 24, 2014  |  By Kathy King-Dickman
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Integrating Speaking and Listening CCSS Across the Curriculum

Learning is a social task. Lev Vygotsky argued that Language is the main tool that promotes thinking, develops reasoning, and supports cultural activities like reading and writing. As…

Apr 1, 2014
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Free Webinars: Close Reading, Powerful Writing, and the Common Core

We are delighted to announce two upcoming webinars to support your practice as you consider the implications of the Common Core and your classroom dynamics. First up we…

Mar 21, 2014  |  By Lainie Johnson
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Close Reading: The BEST time working with third-graders!

My colleagues and I have been digging into the Reading Standards of the Common Core. As part of our learning, we decided to explore the steps of a…

Mar 12, 2014  |  By Marni Kay
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Common Core Tip 39—Improving Your Practice

Last week my husband and I had dinner at a local sports bar. At 6:00 the place was packed. There were high school girls’ volleyball teams fresh from…

Oct 11, 2013
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