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Writing Conferences, Part One: Getting Honest About the Struggle

The beautiful part of writing is that you don’t have to get it right the first time, unlike, say, a brain surgeon. You can always do it better,…

Nov 3, 2020  |  By Beth Winschuh
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SEL Essentials: Reimagining Our Discipline Practices

A teacher I work with recently related the following story to me. Over the last few weeks of teaching virtually, she became frustrated with the behavior of one…

Oct 29, 2020  |  By Peter Brunn & Kristy Rauch
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Every Student Wants to Be a Scholar!

Educators! What is our desired goal? How do we achieve it? As I begin each school year teaching fifth graders, I ask myself how I can support my…

Oct 27, 2020  |  By Tamara Williams
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Considerations for Supporting English Language Learners within Remote Learning, Part 1

These are truly unprecedented times and we all are trying our best to navigate ever-changing models of instruction. One thing remains true: we are seeking ways to adapt…

Oct 22, 2020  |  By Veronica Vasquez
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What COVID-19 Cannot Take From Us

For me, becoming a virtual teacher has been filled with pitfalls, humor, hard work, and, finally, joy. This journey has not been an easy one. Like most of…

Oct 20, 2020  |  By Kathy King-Dickman
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Being a Writer to the Rescue: One District’s Response to Virtual Teaching

In March 2020 school districts across the United States announced closure, and teachers left their classrooms at the end of the day without resources, initially believing that they…

Oct 13, 2020  |  By Stephanie Milligan
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