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Why Are After-School Programs Important?

After more than 20 years of focusing on after-school programs, I have learned there are many things that make after-school time important. Some might be apparent, but others…

Feb 11, 2020  |  By Megan Green
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Reading List for Black History Month and Beyond

It’s February 2020 and Black History Month is more important than ever. Why? Because although this year may imply clear vision, we still haven’t achieved 20/20 hindsight when…

Feb 11, 2020  |  By Jennie McDonald
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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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A Conversation About Instructional Equity with Zaretta Hammond, Part 1

At Collaborative Classroom, we’re dedicated to transforming the school experience, developing students, and empowering educators by deepening their teaching practices. Zaretta Hammond is one of our best thought…

Jan 22, 2020  |  By Zaretta Hammond
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An Interview with Saadia Faruqi

If you haven’t heard of Saadia Faruqi yet, you will soon because she seems to be everywhere at once these days. Her popular early reader series Yasmin has…

Nov 18, 2019  |  By Jennie McDonald
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Our Approach to Teaching Writing

We all light up when we see small children express themselves spontaneously, through a drawing, a song, a somersault, a giggle, or a heartfelt sigh. And we all…

Oct 29, 2019  |  By Sarah Rosenthal
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