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A Moral Imperative: Social and Emotional Learning

Much has been written about the divisive discourse that seems to permeate our nation today. Friends, colleagues, and even families find it difficult to have thoughtful, meaningful conversations…

Nov 28, 2018  |  By Mary Tavegia & Elizabeth English
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Is There a Right Way to Teach Reading?

Emily Hanford’s opinion piece “Why Are We Still Teaching Reading the Wrong Way?” (New York Times, October 26, 2018) succeeded in once again raising the issue that our…

Nov 28, 2018  |  By Valerie Fraser
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Tackling the Challenges of Implementing Diverse Libraries at Your School

Among the many roles Jill Eisenberg plays as Director of Curriculum and Literacy Strategy at Lee & Low Books, a critical one is working with schools across the…

Nov 20, 2018  |  By Jill Eisenberg
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How to Actually Implement More Diverse Libraries at Your School

Among the many roles Jill Eisenberg plays as Director of Curriculum and Literacy Strategy at Lee & Low Books, a critical one is working with schools across the…

Nov 12, 2018  |  By Jill Eisenberg
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Interview with Children’s Book Author and Poet Eloise Greenfield

Eloise Greenfield is a towering figure in the field of children’s literature. Childtimes, Grandpa’s Face, She Come Bringing Me That Little Baby Girl, and Honey, I Love and…

Nov 12, 2018  |  By Jennie McDonald
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Writing About Reading: Aligning What, When, and Why with Intentional Annotation

In my previous blog, I addressed text-dependent analysis (TDA) questions and how they require analytical reading before a student can put their thoughts in writing. We explored the…

Nov 3, 2018  |  By Sarah Catto
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