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5 Tools to engage students in Social Emotional Learning and Science of Reading

Engage students in Social Emotional Learning and Science of Reading Are you looking for ways to engage your students in meaningful learning experiences that can have a lasting impact on their understanding of social emotional learning and the science of reading? Teaching these concepts …

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Transform Your Science of Reading Approach with Concept-Based Instruction

  Last week, I talked about the 5 components of “science of reading” you might not be aware of. This week I want to share with you a problem I had, and how concept-based instruction helped me with this problem.  So let’s start with …

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Discover the True Definition of Classroom Culture with These 5 Morning Activities

The True Definition of Classroom Culture You may or may not have heard this term before, but there are a number of misconceptions about the definition of classroom culture. Let’s begin with what classroom culture is not. Classroom culture is not: Something you only …

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3 Simple Morning Tricks to Best Motivate Student Learning

Our primary job as teachers is to motivate student learning. If you’re thinking after COVID, that this is almost impossible, I am here for you! Navigating the challenges of in person learning after anywhere from 6 months to a year and a half of …

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A Brilliant New Way to Teach the 5 Steps Scientific Method

A New Approach to 5 Steps Scientific Method How many times while teaching content area topics have you asked yourself, “why aren’t my students getting this??” You try games, flashcards, songs, and nothing seems to stick. On top of that, you feel like there’s …

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