Cary Kirby's picture

What is Self-regulated Learning?

“Self-regulated learning” is a very fancy-sounding term.

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Wendy Seger's picture

The Power of Images for the English Language Learner

Consider the following words:

El estacionamiento
La farmacia
La ferretería

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SIPPS Tip #18: Taking a Closer Look at Guided Spelling

While each of the SIPPS daily lesson components play an important role towards the goal of accurate, automatic, and fluent reading, the Guided Spelling routine is especially supportive of student progress. In this blog, we consider the rationale behind the Guided Spelling routine and the instruction within the routine.

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Stacey Abeyta's picture

Lessons from Christopher

When you think of Napa Valley, what do you see in your mind’s eye? If you know of Napa, you are most likely thinking about the fine wines, luxurious resorts, and five-star restaurants. What you may not be thinking about are the people behind the scenes here—the people who support every facet of this thriving tourist destination.

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Lainie Johnson's picture

Utilizing Webinars to Guide Your Professional Learning Community

Professional learning is critical to honing our skills, considering the ideas of others, and cultivating a growth mindset among school staff. Despite all the positive outcomes that stem from professional learning, it can be challenging to carve out time to grow professionally. When we heard how Stephanie Evans, the Literacy Coach at Osceola Elementary in St.

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Gina Fugnitto's picture

Preparing for Digital Citizenship in the New School Year

Digital citizenship is a concept in which technology users learn about appropriate and responsible use of technology. This is a very important concept for our students. Planning for an instructional day that inspires students to be productive citizens should include learning what it means to be a productive citizen in person and in the online world.

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Jackie Jacobs's picture

Making Meaning, Third Edition, Online Course

We have great news to share—the Making Meaning Online Course is now available!

With a new school year beginning, now is a great time to visit the CCC Learning Hub and get started with the first three modules:

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Lindee Witt's picture

A Chance to Start Over: One Writer's Tale

A unique aspect of being a teacher is that each year we get to start over. Many of us reflect on our successes and our challenges, and we even have three months off to explore the answers to some of our questions. When I think about what is most important for me to put into practice given all that I learned last year, I am immediately reminded of a writer who I’ll refer to as Matthew.

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Gina Fugnitto's picture

Farewell to 2014–2015! End-of-Year Considerations for SIPPS

As we say farewell to the 2014–2015 school year, we offer a few end-of-year considerations.

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Identity Safe Classrooms Part Five: Caring Classroom Environments

The final domain of identity safety is caring classroom environments, where social skills are taught and practiced to help students care for one another in the context of an emotionally and physically safe classroom. This post about caring classroom environments is the final entry in our series, because the classroom and school environment is where all aspects of identity safety play out.

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