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Try it Twice: Bringing the Lessons of Online Learning to the In-Person Classroom (One Thing You Might Try . . .)

Posted by admin on Sep 16, 2021 9:00:00 AM

In this One Thing You Might Try . . . blog post, math coach, Alex Lawrence, shares how she’s taking a strategy learned from online teaching and transitioning it to the in-person classroom.

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POPCast, Episode 17: Reader Q&A with Caroline Sweet

Posted by admin on Sep 10, 2021 9:00:00 AM

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Welcome to POPCAST, Episode 17! In this episode, Jeff Anderson and Travis Leech welcome Caroline Sweet, coauthor of Patterns of Power en español: Inviting Bilingual Writers into the Conventions of Spanish, to answer questions from readers. 

 

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Hopes for Our Students as Talkers & Listeners & How to Get There (Something to Talk About)

Posted by admin on Sep 9, 2021 10:00:00 AM

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Welcome to Something To Talk About, a podcast and blog series about all things classroom discourse!

In each episode of the Something to Talk About mini podcast we ask just one juicy question about classroom discourse to a group of educators.

In Episode 1, Stenhouse editor and author, Kassia Wedekind asks:

What are some of your greatest hopes for your students as talkers and listeners? And what kind of practical routines will you set up at the beginning of the year to help build that community?

Take a listen to hear from third grade teacher, Jennifer Orr, first grade teacher, Santasha Dhoot, and authors of Intentional Talk, Elham Kazemi and Allison Hintz.

 

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Rigorous Instruction for All—but How? (One Thing You Might Try . . .)

Posted by admin on Sep 2, 2021 10:00:00 AM

In this One Thing You Might Try . . . blog post, elementary educator, Raven Compton, invites us to redefine rigor in writing workshop and offers us three critical questions we can ask ourselves when planning for rigorous instruction in any content area.

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PODCAST: 5 Kinds of Nonfiction

Posted by admin on Aug 31, 2021 4:16:21 PM

 

In this episode of Teacher’s Corner, Melissa Stewart and Marlene Correia, authors of 5 Kinds of Nonfiction: Enriching Reading and Writing Instruction with Children’s Books, speak with Stenhouse’s Terry Thompson about changes in expository nonfiction over the years, the recognition of the info-kid and how teachers and librarians can use the categorization system in their book to better support students.

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POPCast, Episode 16: Interview with Carolyn Sweet, Part 2

Posted by admin on Aug 27, 2021 8:38:46 AM

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Welcome to POPCAST, Episode 16! This episode is part 2 of Jeff and Travis interviewing Caroline Sweet, coauthor of Patterns of Power en español: Inviting Bilingual Writers into the Conventions of Spanish, Grades 1–5. Caroline is a bilingual teacher and coach and has adapted lesson sets from the bestselling book Patterns of Power: Inviting Young Writers into the Conventions of Language, Grades 1–5 for use in the bilingual classroom.

 

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Listen Before You Leap (One Thing You Might Try . . .)

Posted by admin on Aug 19, 2021 1:00:00 PM

The One Thing You Might Try . . . blog series is back! In this week's post, social studies teacher, Neema Avashia, writes about some critical and practical ways we can connect with students through listening.

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POPCast, Episode 15: Interview with Caroline Sweet

Posted by admin on Aug 13, 2021 9:00:00 AM

About this episode

Welcome to POPCAST, Episode 15! Jeff and Travis welcome Caroline Sweet, coauthor of Patterns of Power en español: Inviting Bilingual Writers into the Conventions of Spanish, Grades 1–5. Caroline is a bilingual teacher and coach and has adapted lesson sets from the bestselling book Patterns of Power: Inviting Young Writers into the Conventions of Language, Grades 1–5 for use in the bilingual classroom.

 

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POPCast, Episode 14: Stepping Through a Patterns of Wonder Lesson, Part 2

Posted by admin on Jul 30, 2021 10:00:00 AM

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Welcome to POPCAST, Episode 14! This is part two of Jeff and Travis walking through a Patterns of Wonder lesson with Whitney La Rocca. If you are just tuning in, listen to episode 13 for part one. 

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POPCast, Episode 13: Stepping Through a Patterns of Wonder Lesson, Part 1

Posted by admin on Jul 16, 2021 9:50:00 AM

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Welcome to POPCAST, Episode 13! In this episode, Jeff, Travis, and Whitney walk through a lesson from Patterns of Wonder on nouns. Learn how to build upon the wonder and curiosity that children naturally have and include play into your grammar lessons. 

 

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