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Rethinking the Physical Space in Your Classroom

Posted by admin on Apr 30, 2019 4:33:43 PM

Katherine Mills Hernandez thinks that movement, talk, and physical environment in the classroom all contribute and influence students’ learning. In her book, Activate, she offers many ideas to help you create a classroom that is ideal for deeper engagement and lasting learning. Below is a quick activity you can use right away.

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Fostering Independent Writers in Grades 3–8

Posted by admin on Apr 30, 2019 2:57:03 PM

It’s always a challenge to think of new ways to foster independence and agency in students and break them of the habit of always asking, “How long does it have to be?” Consider switching from a teacher-directed writing program to a student-propelled workshop model with Jennifer Jacobson’s No More “How Long Does It Have to Be?”

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What Was Jeff Anderson Like as a Teacher?

Posted by Jill Backman on Apr 29, 2019 3:42:04 PM

Jeff Anderson spends his days spreading his knowledge, energy, and joy to educators across the country as an author and presenter. But he started his career doing the same thing in the classroom with his students. Caroline Sweet was one of those students. She took the time to share her memory of Mr. Anderson when she was in his classroom in 1992.

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9 Ways to Fit More Poetry into Your Instruction 

Posted by admin on Apr 26, 2019 11:13:19 AM

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Make Learning Transferable with Jennifer Fletcher

Posted by admin on Apr 23, 2019 4:52:44 PM

 

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Deepen Number Sense with Number Talks

Posted by admin on Apr 23, 2019 3:48:01 PM

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REVIEW: Teaching Literature Rhetorically by Jennifer Fletcher

Posted by admin on Apr 22, 2019 3:38:24 PM

Below is a customer review of Jennifer Fletcher's Teaching Literature Rhetorically: Transferable Literacy Skills for 21st Century Students, which  is one of the most accurate descriptions of this wonderful book and how it can help teachers help their students develop a love for reading that will last a lifetime.

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Amy Stewart is Helping Kids and Helping Teachers

Posted by admin on Apr 22, 2019 3:02:25 PM

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REVIEW of Brain Words by J. Richard Gentry and Gene Ouellette

Posted by admin on Apr 22, 2019 9:43:16 AM

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Incorporate Nature-Based Learning into Everyday Instruction

Posted by admin on Apr 19, 2019 4:48:47 PM

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