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Lessons from the Pandemic for Effective Reading Instruction

Jun 13, 2021 11:09:19 AM / by EdCuration Staff Writer posted in Literacy

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We are all looking forward to a fall where most students are expected to return to traditional schooling.  However, the mark of blended learning has already been imprinted- and it’s highly probable that features of remote and hybrid instruction are here to stay.  

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Co-regulate to Regulate

Jun 11, 2021 9:54:29 AM / by Andrea Gutmann and Christie Badry posted in SEL, 21st Century Skills

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“When little people are overwhelmed by big emotions, it’s our job to share our calm.  Not join their chaos.”  L.R. Knost

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Educator Ambassadors Pilot & Test High Quality Instructional Materials

Jun 11, 2021 9:54:14 AM / by Dr. Yvette Nishikawa posted in EdCuration, School Leadership

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Community Impact from the Classroom: 3 Ways to Empower Students to Affect Local Change

Jun 3, 2021 5:02:23 PM / by EdCuration Staff Writer posted in Student Agency, Student Voice

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4 Ways to Foster Growth Mindset with Students

Jun 3, 2021 5:00:41 PM / by EdCuration Staff Writer posted in 21st Century Skills

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Mindset can change a classroom dynamic, and help to raise a generation of self-aware leaders. Carol Dweck differentiates between growth mindset -- “I love a challenge!” learners, and fixed mindset -- “I’m not a math person,” learners. While both mindsets are powerful enough to dictate success, only one actually leads to it.

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4 Reasons Learning a New Language is Beneficial for Students

May 28, 2021 10:31:52 AM / by EdCuration Staff Writer posted in SEL, Academic Language

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While learning a new language can be fun and exciting, bilingual and multilingual experience increases academic performance,  enhances work-force success, and even slows down age-related brain decline.  

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Why Middle School Teachers Should Embrace Music in all Content Areas

May 28, 2021 10:28:23 AM / by EdCuration Staff Writer posted in Music, Secondary Education

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These days, music isn’t just for music class.  At least, it shouldn't be.  

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4 Ways to Support Students with Limited Exposure to Academic English

May 17, 2021 4:33:07 PM / by EdCuration Staff Writer posted in Academic Language, English Language Learners

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In a report written by Robin Scarella, a member of The University of California Linguistic Minority Research Institute, she states, “Learning academic English is probably one of the surest, most reliable ways of attaining socio-economic success in the United States today.”

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Math: Unraveling Our Love-Hate Relationship

May 13, 2021 11:11:37 PM / by Kristi Hemingway posted in Mathematics

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We have a love-hate relationship with math.

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Social Emotional Intelligence through Art Education

May 13, 2021 11:08:17 PM / by EdCuration Staff Writer posted in Art Education, SEL

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Think back to your own education, about a time that arts-at-school made a lasting impression on you.  Perhaps it was wrapping squares of tissue paper around our pencil erasers to create a unique Mother’s Day card.  Maybe we contributed to a mural on the elementary playground, or played a role in the middle school musical, or kicked off homecoming as a member of the marching band. 

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