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Data-informed Practices for Foundational Skills Instruction: Our Top Five Practices

Tamara Williams Lenora Forsythe We’re delighted to feature this blog post co-authored by fifth-grade teacher and reading interventionist Tamara Williams and former reading coach and first- and third-grade…

Nov 17, 2020  |  By Tamara Williams & Lenora Forsythe
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Resources for Reconnecting and Accelerating Student Learning

Educators face unprecedented challenges ahead. While schools and families have gone to extraordinary lengths to support their students during the COVID-19 crisis, there has been a variance of…

May 6, 2020  |  By Kelly Stuart & Arun Ramanathan
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Teacher Wellness Blog Series: An Introduction

Fellow educators, what a bizarre time we’re in. As the public health crisis has snowballed throughout the month of March, teachers are scrambling to figure out how to…

Mar 24, 2020  |  By Sarah Rosenthal
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Examining the “Icons” of the Professional Learning System: A Springfield Story

The Professional Learning System for Collaborative Literacy (PLS) The Professional Learning System for Collaborative Literacy (PLS) provides the support needed for Collaborative Literacy implementations that improve teacher practice…

Mar 18, 2020  |  By Leona Hunt
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Professional Learning as a System of Nested Supports

Imagine if all educators were supported over their careers by a “nested” professional learning system in which there was a pathway for professional growth connecting individual pursuits to…

Feb 4, 2020  |  By Elizabeth Foster & Isabel Sawyer
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The Imperfect Journey: Making Time for Professional Learning

In my role as an instructional coach, two of my biggest challenges were implementing productive professional-learning structures to work with the teachers I served and finding substantive time…

Aug 21, 2018  |  By Claire Riddell
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