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Seven Questions to Help You Prepare for Successful Summer School Reading Intervention

Literacy educators, what are your summer school plans? If your goal is to close the reading gap that widened during the 2020–21 school year, summer school is an…

Feb 25, 2021  |  By Dawn Castilleja & Emily Cremidis
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SIPPS Teacher Spotlight: Genevieve Thomas on How SIPPS Acceleration Works in the Summer

Collaborative Classroom is honored to feature Montana educator Genevieve Thomas for this SIPPS Teacher Spotlight. In this interview, Genevieve shares her ten years of experience implementing the K–12…

Feb 23, 2021  |  By Megan Green
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SEL Essentials at Mid-Year: How Do We Reconnect, Rebuild, and Begin Again?

January is here, with a host of new (and recurring) challenges. For all of us, the shocking attack and ongoing events in our nation are causing a swirl…

Jan 12, 2021  |  By Peter Brunn & Kristy Rauch
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Inclusive, Authentic Children’s Literature in the Classroom: Ten Best Practices for Educators

Jennie McDonald is the Director of Publisher Relations and Rights at Collaborative Classroom, leading the organization’s engagement with trade publishers and authors. She is part of the team…

Nov 23, 2020  |  By Jennie McDonald
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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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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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