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Considerations for Supporting English Language Learners within Remote Learning, Part 3

In Part One and Part Two of this blog series, we dug in to our first best practice for supporting English language learners within remote learning: providing them…

Dec 3, 2020  |  By Veronica Vasquez
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Making IDR Matter in a Virtual Setting

On a recent afternoon, a few colleagues and I actually had time to catch our breath after many weeks of adjusting to our ever-changing lives here at school.…

Dec 1, 2020  |  By Stacey Abeyta
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Writing Conferences, Part Two: Seven Common Struggles

As I admitted in Part One of this two-part blog series, early in my career, I didn’t confer often. If I did, it was only every once in…

Nov 24, 2020  |  By Beth Winschuh
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Considerations for Supporting English Language Learners within Remote Learning, Part 2

In Part One of this blog series, we examined the importance of providing explicit instruction of complete, precise, and rich academic language for English language learners during remote…

Nov 11, 2020  |  By Veronica Vasquez
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Writing Conferences, Part One: Getting Honest About the Struggle

The beautiful part of writing is that you don’t have to get it right the first time, unlike, say, a brain surgeon. You can always do it better,…

Nov 3, 2020  |  By Beth Winschuh
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SEL Essentials: Reimagining Our Discipline Practices

A teacher I work with recently related the following story to me. Over the last few weeks of teaching virtually, she became frustrated with the behavior of one…

Oct 29, 2020  |  By Peter Brunn & Kristy Rauch
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