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Making It Add Up for All

A fifth-grade teacher tells her class that a person mowed their entire lawn. She gives them the length and width of the hypothetical backyard and asks them...

The Power of Prior Knowledge

According to the most recent National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP, https://www.nationsreportcard.gov/reading?grade=4), approximately a third of students across grade levels demonstrated reading proficiency. The precise figures were...

Six Keys to Success

We find ourselves in unprecedented times as the COVID-19 pandemic has shut down our schools for an indefinite amount of time. As educators, we are scrambling to...

Rethinking What Matters: Incorporating Anti-Racism into Teaching

During my conversation with the high school leaders, we discussed ways to move toward creating a school that embodies anti-racism, inclusion,...

A Systematic Approach to Online Teaching and Learning

How surreal it was as we said goodbye to our fellow teachers. We had, of course, no idea that it would be so long before we would...

Staying Connected in a Time of Crisis

If the current crisis has taught us anything, it is that people and organizations are more adaptable and innovative than it was previously imagined. In fact, processes...

Post COVID-19 Advocacy

This spring, our personal and professional lives were complicated by the unknown. We learned about flexibility and new routines. Some of us still feel overwhelmed. In spite...

Why AI is Not the Future of Education

There has been an incredible rise of AI in the field of education in the past decade. Proliferation of smart technology has...

Building a Community of Year-Round Readers

If recent data from the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) is any indication, literacy education is a challenge across the country, with only 35% of fourth...

#BabiesCount in the 2020 Census

According to the Census Bureau, young children ages 0 to 4 are more likely to be undercounted by the 2020 Census than any other age group. By...
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