Resources

The Inefficiencies of Running Records

While running records are used in elementary schools across the world to determine a student’s reading level, there are inefficiencies to this system that are often overlooked. Let’s take a look at why you may not want to use running records and what you can use instead.

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5 Benefits of Self-paced Professional Development

After a year of endless video calls, self-paced professional development can feel like a welcome respite from live webinars. Sure, you could take the time to Google videos or create a playlist on YouTube to learn about a new topic, but a cohesive self-paced (i.e.,...

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Seven Strategies to Scaffold Grade-Level Texts

We know students need exposure to grade-level texts on a regular basis, but how does this work for students who are reading below grade level? How can we structure lessons in a way that leads to a constructive, joyful challenge, rather than a frustrating learning...

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5 Tips to Engage Students During Synchronous Learning

Whether your classroom spans virtually across laptops or convenes in person, student engagement is high on the priority list. A student that is actively engaged learns effectively and quickly.  However, structuring your lessons to support these goals can be a...

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Our Top 5 Tools for Remote Learning

Five tools to make remote teaching more effective for teachers and more fun for students. Although schools are slowly transitioning back to in-person settings, remote learning tools will continue to be great ways to digitize learning and switch up traditional teaching...

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Simple Ideas for Text-based Virtual Lessons

Our virtual instruction one-pager has simple, easy-to-implement suggestions for synchronous and asynchronous learning -- it's perfect for those who may be new to remote instruction or want ideas on how to implement text-dependent instruction in the remote setting....

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