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Jan'16

Making Masks to Reveal Character

Why Did They Do That? Students sometimes miss the significance of a fictional character’s behavior because these inexperienced readers may have …

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Jan'16

Reflecting and Projecting on Practice

Midyear – A Good Time to Start Anew? Are you a new teacher? A veteran in the classroom? Or a …

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08

Jan'16

Values Influence Reading, Writing and Viewing

  One way you can have your students step back a moment before they begin looking at articles, viewing video …

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Jan'16

Career Planning

Quit Now or Stay in School? Spring term is good time to offer students the opportunity to consider why continuing their …

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22

Dec'15

Writing Historical Fiction

HISTORICAL FICTION is a made-up story set in specific time and integrates references to real people, places, and or events …

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Dec'15

Prep for Semester Exam

Prepare Now to Assess  Begin now and ensure that your students will be ready to do well on the semester …

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30

Sep'15

What Makes Healthy Teachers?

Come join the conversation at NCTE 2015 in Minneapolis on Saturday 11/21 2:45 PM – 4:00 PM in Minneapolis Convention Center …

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Sep'15

Anne Frank Acquaintance Survey

How Well Do You Know  Anne Frank? Anne Frank Acquaintance Survey Please respond as fully as knowledge, time, and space …

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Sep'15

Thoughts to Share with Students

Children’s Books Teach Us All We sometimes think children’s book are only for children. But there is wisdom to be gleaned for us …

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Aug'15

Prepare in the Fall for Spring Assessments

Practice Debates ⇒Argumentative Essays Meeting Common Core State Standards is not the only reason to have students learn to think …

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