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Summer Planning Starts Now

Classroom wisdom and recent research tells us that summer plays a special role in youth development.

Categories: Learning & Instruction Planning & Management Schools & Classrooms Teachers & Leaders

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Musings on Teaching and Learning, Reflections and Serendipity

I have always been interested in science, mathematics, music, and literature…in that order. Prior to high school graduation, my chemistry and physics teacher encouraged me to think about a career in…

Categories: College & Career Readiness Learning & Instruction Schools & Classrooms Teachers & Leaders

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Digital Literacy: A Moving Target

When I was in the ninth grade, I took a typing class. It was expected that most students in my school did. We did have electric typewriters back then, not manual, but they were definitely typewriters…

Categories: Curriculum & Instruction Schools & Classrooms Standards & Curriculum Teachers & Leaders

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Why High-Quality Instructional Materials (HQIM)

In 2010, as the last states adopted academic standards, all students in each state were finally required to learn a defined set of skills and knowledge in grades K-12 for ELA and mathematics.

Categories: Early Learning Educational Equity Learning & Instruction Schools & Classrooms

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Region 8 CC at the 2023 National Elementary and Secondary Education Act Conference

The 2023 National ESEA Conference was held in Indianapolis, Indiana this year from February 1 to February 4. State coordinators from the Region 8 Comprehensive Center (CC) team in partnership with…

Categories: Learning & Instruction Planning & Management Schools & Classrooms Teachers & Leaders