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Beyond the Bells — Supporting Students Outside of the Traditional School Day

Before joining the Collaborative Classroom family, I spent over a decade in the “out of school” space, building one of the largest and most competitive high school debate…

Jan 14, 2022  |  By Megan West
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The Incredible Power of Just One Book

In my blog “Literacy at Home: The Joyous Journey of Just One Book,” I share the story of how a particular copy of the book Love You Forever…

Dec 2, 2021  |  By Kathy King-Dickman
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It’s About Time: A Win for California’s Children

Linda Diamond has dedicated her career to teaching children to read, particularly those with word reading difficulties like dyslexia. A long-time partner of Collaborative Classroom, Linda co-founded the Consortium…

Nov 17, 2021  |  By Linda Diamond
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Take Time

Today marks the beginning of our third week of school. We began the year with bright optimism and high hopes. We watched our students joyfully return to school,…

Sep 8, 2021  |  By Stacey Abeyta
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It Starts with Me: The Necessity of Adult Social-Emotional Learning

As educators we know that social-emotional learning (SEL) is crucial for our students. What often gets overlooked is that SEL is vital for the adults in schools, too. In fact, SEL starts with us.

Aug 23, 2021  |  By Emily Cremidis
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Every Student Wants to Be a Scholar!

Educators! What is our desired goal? How do we achieve it? As I begin each school year teaching fifth graders, I ask myself how I can support my…

Oct 27, 2020  |  By Tamara Williams
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