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Jan'17

Celebrate and Educate

Black History Month and Common Core In the United States, February is Black (African-American) History Month, a time when many …

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Jan'17

Picture Books in Middle and High School

Picture Books for Older Students Plan now to avoid SPRING SLUMP. In many schools, May is the winding down month …

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Sep'16

Evaluating Proposed Solutions

Educators today are using blogs as a way for students to practice writing persuasive and argumentative essays based on current events. …

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Aug'16

Students Starters Enhance Teaching

Student Starters Now is a good time to plan on releasing more responsibility for learning to your students. The first …

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Aug'16

Activating Strategies for Reading

Reading: Activating Thinking Here is a chart strategies to get students thinking about new units, new books, or new readings.  Many are interactive …

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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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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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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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Jun'15

Organizing a Week of Speeches

Speaking and Listening in CCSS Consider the two sides of communication: the SPEAKER and the LISTENER as you continue to …

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Feb'15

Women’s History Month – Research and Poetry

In the United States, March is Women’s History Month. 2015 National Women’s History Month Theme and Honorees: Weaving the Stories …

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