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Literacy Essentials by Regie Routman, Part III

Last updated: 07/21/2018

Thursday, July 19, 2018 Literacy Essentials by Regie Routman, Part III All the students walk through the doors of our schools. The ones who have shelves filled with books. The ones

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Coming This Fall to Montour School District: America's First Public School AI Program

Last updated: 07/21/2018

By: Justin Aglio You are likely familiar with how quickly AI will soon begin to shape our classrooms. This has been the guiding idea behind a new initiative in my district that we

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Summer Reading Challenged | Scales on Censorship

Last updated: 07/21/2018

The social studies teachers in my middle school have always required students to bring in an article about a current event. Some parents have complained because the assignment enco

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Guest blog: 2018 state report cards on active kids and communities

Last updated: 07/21/2018

By Margaux Mennesson, marketing and communications manager at Safe Routes to School National Partnership. A new report out from the Safe Routes to School National Partnership and

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Using the ACT to Get College Scholarship Money - This Lady Blogs

Last updated: 07/21/2018

When your child’s applying to college, it’s an exciting time—but for 99% of us, it’s also a scary time. With the price of higher education creeping ever upwards, the prospe

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Introverts Vs Extroverts in Language Learning - The Linguist

Last updated: 07/20/2018

There are many myths surrounding the qualities needed to become a successful language learner.   You have to be musical, or have an ear for music. Yet I know many poor singers wh

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Learning a Third Language: An In-Depth Guide

Last updated: 07/20/2018

I know lots of people who speak their second language at a very good level, and yet hesitate to jump into learning a third language. Why is this? Well, some people are perfectly h

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Gifted Children Need Games That Would Challenge Them

Last updated: 07/20/2018

Top 10 Games for Gifted Children Challenges Gifted children enjoy many of the same games, like Monopoly, that other children enjoy, but their love of learning and need for challeng

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The Best Young Adult Novels of 2018 (So Far)

Last updated: 07/20/2018

The year is half over, and we’ve been gifted some amazing books. From an alternate Civil War history with zombies to a contemporary murder mystery, the best novels of 2018 (so fa

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Using a Mock Trial to Build Literacy Skills | Edutopia

Last updated: 07/20/2018

Literacy Using a Mock Trial to Build Literacy Skills Having students present the arguments in a law case gives them a context for developing reading, writing, and critical thinkin

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