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New Learning with ClassFlow

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I have always loved learning new things. For me, being an effective educator means continuous learning.  For the past month I have
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A New and Improved KWL

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Last year I had the opportunity to be on a team to submit and review materials for the Smarter Balance Digital
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Educators Construct Learning

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Professional learning opportunities for educators should mirror what we want to see in the classroom. A 21st century learning environment has
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Exercise Your Writing Muscle?

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During the month of March, I  participated in the Slice of Life Story Challenge developed by  Two Writing Teachers. The challenge proposed was
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“Let It Go” Close Reading

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I have had  amazing opportunities helping teachers figure out close reading procedures to implement in their classrooms. The students have loved
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Family Reading Night

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Recently a friend contacted me for some literacy ideas to share with parents to help promote the love of reading. I
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The Blank Page

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Today I’m reminded of a quote a colleague recently shared from Pathway to the Common Core by Lucy Calkins, Chris Lehman and Mary
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Beyond Leveled Readers: A Lesson from Candy Crush

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I have been on the same level for two weeks. I am frustrated and want to move on. I have the
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Global Collaborative Dialogues

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cc licensed flickr photo shared by BrianCSmith I am a learner. Everyday I strive to learn something new. Today my new
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TOP FIVE TECHNOLOGY TOOLS for ELL TEACHERS!

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I recently introduced teachers of English language learners to a variety of technology tools that can be integrated into the classroom.
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