If you have ever used a smart phone, you have probably experienced assistive technology. For example, when your hands are full and you can’t look at the screen, you can use audio and voice …
Author: Kat McLaurin
Every day, educators work tirelessly to not only help students develop literacy skills, but to impart perhaps the most important gift reading gives us: the opportunity to recognize ourselves and our …
Author: Alex Sharp
In Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches, the late Audre Lorde, an American writer and civil rights activist, said, “There is no such thing as a single-issue struggle because we do not live …
Author: Teresa Krastel
Fences can be really useful. A backyard fence allows the dog freedom of movement without her harness and leash. Fences around a construction site help keep curious people safe from harm.
Author: Natalie Contreras
It was my first year teaching, and I was getting my classroom ready for school when my new principal dropped off my name tag. “Please wear this every day,” he said. “And good luck this …
Author: Elizabeth Barker
Every school year is unique, but the 2021–22 school year will bring specific challenges to the art of teaching due to COVID-19. We are just now processing research that shows the effects of …
Author: Douglas Buttorff
Topics: Classroom tips, Equity
Welcome back to school! That’s a phrase I look forward to saying every fall, and especially so this year.
As I talk with colleagues, I hear excitement that last year’s digital learning …
Author: Adam Withycombe
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Lots of kids dread math. You can help them love it. Get advice on how from our Teach. Learn. Grow. math experts in our latest ebook.
There’s a lot policymakers can do to support schools during COVID-19. We talked with experts Evan Stone and LaTanya Pattillo about what to focus on during SY21–22.
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Effective literacy instruction must rely on the science of reading and best practices in balanced literacy.
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