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Six Ways to Use Elkonin Boxes Across Your Literacy Block (One Thing You Might Try . . .)

Posted by admin on Mar 10, 2022 8:00:00 AM

In this One Thing You Might Try . . . blog post, Susan Vincent, coauthor of Intentional From the Start, shares six practical ways to integrate Elkonin sound boxes into literacy instruction with early readers.

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Teaching for Racial Equity: Leading Race and Equity Efforts in Schools

Posted by admin on Mar 8, 2022 2:01:17 PM
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Make Math Debates an Engaging Routine in Your Classroom (Math Monday)

Posted by admin on Feb 28, 2022 9:00:00 AM

Highlighting Ideas from Up For Debate: Exploring Math Through Argument by Chris Luzniak

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Topics: Math, #StenhouseMath

Teaching for Racial Equity: Everything Begins with Relationships

Posted by admin on Feb 23, 2022 12:52:57 PM
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The Impact of Teacher Language on Math Engagement (Something to Talk About)

Posted by admin on Feb 17, 2022 8:00:00 AM

In this month's Something To Talk About blog post, math coach Katrina Lindo reflects on the importance of teacher language and shares some strategies for small shifts that make a big impact.

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Sharing the Love for Counting Collections (Math Monday)

Posted by admin on Feb 14, 2022 7:55:05 AM

Highlighting Ideas from Choral Counting & Counting Collections: Transforming the PreK-5 Math Classroom, Edited by Megan L. Franke, Elham Kazemi and Angela Chan Turrou

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Topics: Math, #StenhouseMath

Everybody's Talking About Nonfiction!

Posted by admin on Feb 10, 2022 9:00:00 AM

Since the release of their groundbreaking book, 5 Kinds of Nonfiction: Enriching Reading and Writing with Children’s Books, Melissa Stewart, Sibert Medal honoree, and Marlene Correia have been making waves across social media and changing the ways we think about nonfiction. This compelling exploration of nonfiction’s five major categories is shifting perspectives about how we share and celebrate nonfiction with students, how nonfiction can enhance our classroom and library collections, and, ultimately, how we can capitalize on the advantages of nonfiction to help build stronger readers and writers.

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Topics: Literacy

Finding Joy in Playing with Math and Art Together (Math Monday)

Posted by admin on Feb 7, 2022 8:30:00 AM

Highlighting Ideas from Joyful Math: Invitations to Play and Explore in the Early Childhood Classroom by Deanna Pecaski McLennan.

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Topics: Math, #StenhouseMath

Building Classroom Community with a Compliment Circle (Something to Talk About)

Posted by admin on Jan 27, 2022 9:00:00 AM

In this month's Something To Talk About blog post, third-grade teacher Janaki Nagarajan writes about her experiences with Compliment Circles and how much this kind of talk matters in classrooms right now.

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“What Would Happen If We Approached Any Story With a Math Lens?” (Math Monday)

Posted by admin on Jan 24, 2022 8:27:56 AM

Highlighting Ideas from Mathematizing Children’s Literature: Sparking Connections, Joy, and Wonder Through Read-Alouds and Discussion by Allison Hintz and Antony T. Smith

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Topics: Math, #StenhouseMath