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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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Dec'14

Sensitivity to Holidays

Writing About the Holidays The holiday season, for many, extends from November through February.  Families will be celebrating Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukah, …

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Nov'14

Engaging Starts

Introducing New Units of Study We know that getting off to a good start makes all the difference in the …

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Sep'14

Patterns for Thoughtful Conversations

Sentence Stems Stimulate Thinking, Talking and Writing One way to prepare our students to have more thoughtful conversations and to …

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Aug'14

Planning for First Month – 2

Get ’em Thinking about Thinking The first month of school is a great time to introduce or review with students ways …

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Jul'14

PROFESSIONAL ENRICHMENT

A Thrilling and Chilling Ride Anna J. Small Roseboro, National Board Certified Teacher Past President of the California Association of Teachers …

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