Teachers and Students Collaborating Worldwide
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I would like to share a news share with you by the National Research Council of the National Academies of Science in Washington. The article addresses the main component that define 21st century…Continue
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Biophilia: An “Organic” Development in Reading
August’s blog addresses the growing research that correlates student achievement and outdoor learning.
When did America decide that preschool should be boring routines performed within classroom walls? (Williams 2018).
Early leaders in child education such as Maria Montessori and Jean Piaget knew that children learn best with hands-on, interactive play. While the theories of Montessori and Piaget focused on…Continue
Posted on August 18, 2018 at 12:55pm
My heart is aching by yesterday’s school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. I know all our thoughts and prayers are with all those families and the community.
To provide additional support, the American School Counseling Association (ASCA) has compiled resources to help children affected by these situations:…Continue
Posted on February 15, 2018 at 10:13am
February 1, 2018, is World Read Aloud Day.
You can help advocate for literacy as a human right around the globe. Below are some free materials and suggestions:
You can download the activity pack from LitWorld to help you start planning a read-aloud event in your classroom, school, or community.
Posted on January 24, 2018 at 9:30pm
The International Literacy Association has released the “What's Hot In Literacy Report 2018". They have determined that if we are going to move the needle on advancing literacy instruction, we must devote more attention to early literacy, teacher preparation, and issues of equity in literacy education.
See the report here: whats-hot-2018-report.pdf
Posted on January 8, 2018 at 3:02pm