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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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Literacy Expert Debunks 5 Popular Myths About Dyslexia
Posted on Apr 26, 2018
  • Dr. Louisa Moats
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  • 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
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  • 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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Overcoming the Challenge of Poverty: Helping Low-Income Students Move Toward Reading Success
Posted on Apr 12, 2018
  • EdView360
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  • Intervention
  • Literacy
  • Struggling Readers
Overcoming the Challenge of Poverty: Helping Low-Income Students Move Toward Reading Success

Growing up in a household where academic success is not encouraged or financial challenges outweigh other priorities can cause many students to struggle. Imagine how the challenges are magnified when those students attend a majority low-income school.

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8 Ways to Incorporate Technology into Your Classroom
Posted on Mar 29, 2018
  • Dr. Monica Burns
Tags
  • Literacy
  • technology
8 Ways to Incorporate Technology into Your Classroom

How can you use digital tools to enhance teaching and learning at your school? Recently I partnered with the folks at Voyager Sopris Learning for a webinar titled "8 Ways Teachers Can Incorporate Technology in the Classroom."

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