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Considerations for Supporting English Language Learners within Remote Learning, Part 1

These are truly unprecedented times and we all are trying our best to navigate ever-changing models of instruction. One thing remains true: we are seeking ways to adapt…

Oct 22, 2020  |  By Veronica Vasquez
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What COVID-19 Cannot Take From Us

For me, becoming a virtual teacher has been filled with pitfalls, humor, hard work, and, finally, joy. This journey has not been an easy one. Like most of…

Oct 20, 2020  |  By Kathy King-Dickman
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Being a Writer to the Rescue: One District’s Response to Virtual Teaching

In March 2020 school districts across the United States announced closure, and teachers left their classrooms at the end of the day without resources, initially believing that they…

Oct 13, 2020  |  By Stephanie Milligan
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Preparing for SIPPS: Instructional Considerations

Reflect on Practice Take a moment to reflect on your own practice with regard to teaching the SIPPS (Systematic Instruction in Phonological Awareness, Phonics, and Sight Words) program and consider…

Sep 24, 2020  |  By Gina Fugnitto
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Diversity in Children’s Literature: Checking our Blind Spots in 2020

“From the princesses to the dragons to the stories themselves, sometimes it seems like I have been looking at the same books for fifty years. The princess, curiously…

Sep 17, 2020  |  By Jennie McDonald
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I Just Learned I’ll Be Using AfterSchool KidzLit. Now What?

Congratulations! We are thrilled that you will build strong relationships with and among your students, foster deepened student thinking, and support students’ literacy development through this fun and…

Sep 14, 2020  |  By Ashley Kohn & Jolynn Bernard
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