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Why the Quality of Literacy PD Makes All the Difference
Posted on May 23, 2018
  • Carol Tolman
Why the Quality of Literacy PD Makes All the Difference

By developing teacher expertise through high-quality literacy professional development, teachers enhance their ability to reach all students.

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Screens Here, Screens There, Screens, Screens, Everywhere!
Posted on May 17, 2018
  • Lucy Hart Paulson
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  • Literacy
Screens Here, Screens There, Screens, Screens, Everywhere!

Most likely, you are reading this on a screen as opposed to a printed hard copy. Our use of screen-based media with smart phones, tablets, computers, televisions, DVDs, and screen-based games has increased significantly for us, as adults, and for our children.

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The Talking Classroom: Building a Bridge to Social-Emotional and Academic Success
Posted on May 9, 2018
  • Judi Dodson
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  • Literacy
The Talking Classroom: Building a Bridge to Social-Emotional and Academic Success

Language has an important impact on our lives. Positive language lifts us up, while negative language can hurt.

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Improving Math Instruction: Making the Complex Understandable for Teachers and Students
Posted on May 3, 2018
  • John Woodward
Tags
  • Math
  • Professional Development
Improving Math Instruction: Making the Complex Understandable for Teachers and Students

The need has never been greater for well-designed mathematics instruction that promotes confidence in teachers and guides students to success.

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Literacy Expert Debunks 5 Popular Myths About Dyslexia
Posted on Apr 26, 2018
  • Dr. Louisa Moats
Tags
  • Dyslexia
  • Literacy
  • Struggling Readers
Literacy Expert Debunks 5 Popular Myths About Dyslexia

Coming to terms with the challenges dyslexic students face can be daunting. Here, Dr. Louisa Moats dispels assumptions to illustrate five realities about dyslexia that parents and professionals must embrace.

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Easy Ways to Encourage Summer Reading
Posted on Apr 19, 2018
  • Dr. Amy Runge
Tags
  • Literacy
  • reading
  • summer
Easy Ways to Encourage Summer Reading

Working with a K–12 comprehensive academic program for more than 14 years has given me the opportunity to interact with a variety of grade-level teachers who each year brainstormed, had meetings, and researched new and exciting ways to encourage summer reading.

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