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Thesis Statement Throwdown!

Last updated: 06/13/2018

Every English teacher has experienced the frustration of introducing a writing skill, like how to write a thesis statement, over and over again without it “sticking.” Three ye

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The Next Chapter summer children's book panel: 8 great book recommendations for young readers | CBC Radio

Last updated: 06/13/2018

The children's book panel with Michele Landsberg and Ken Setterington is a long-standing tradition at The Next Chapter. In the summer edition of this semi-annual feature, our trust

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Children's Books - Reviews - Child I

Last updated: 06/13/2018

A chewed apple-core, thrown away into a rubbish bin by a Guard – that’s a present to treasure on your tenth birthday. A single white stork’s feather, saved from the sludge an

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Pursuing Engagement, Literacy, and Action through Inquiry

Last updated: 06/13/2018

An Intensive Teaching and Leadership Institute for K-12 Educators Join us in New Orleans over the Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend for a practical and personal institute with a "dre

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Raise a Reader | The Carol Pufahl Literacy Foundation

Last updated: 06/13/2018

“A child needs a forest of words to wander through, a sea of words to splash in. A child needs to be read to, and a child needs to read…. Reading fuels the fires of intelligenc

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Literacy-Rich: Keeping an Eye On the Why, Together | Editorial

Last updated: 06/13/2018

Collaboration. It’s common to consider, attempt, and refine, but it’s rarely on display as it was in Omaha last month. At a three-day event we focused on deep partnerships betw

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Favorite Science Books for Preschoolers

Last updated: 06/13/2018

Has a preschooler ever asked you, “Why?” or “What is this for?” or “Do….?” Preschoolers are naturally inquisitive and generally have a thirst for all things science r

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Best Classroom Pets for Preschool - Pre-K Pages

Last updated: 06/13/2018

Classroom pets may seem like a lot of extra work and responsibility to some, but the truth is that having pets in the classroom has many educational benefits for young children. C

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Great Books For Great Dads!

Last updated: 06/12/2018

Raising great readers starts with children seeing their parents read, and that includes both parents reading for pleasure, not just for business or information.  Looking over at o

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Why do we say ‘once in a blue moon’? Names for the moon and other moon expressions | OxfordWords blog

Last updated: 06/12/2018

What’s the moon ever done for us? Well, besides giving us tides, the Islamic calendar, and a reason to celebrate 1969, it’s also influenced quite a lot of the English language.

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