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Connecting Ellis Island and Immigration to Historical Fiction in the Upper Elementary Classroom

Connecting Ellis Island and Immigration to Historical Fiction in the Upper Elementary Classroom

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post by Jackie Epler, 2018-2019 Associate of The Educator Collaborative Connecting Ellis Island and Immigration to Historical Fiction in the Upper Elementary Classroom As educators, we all have our favorite ... Read more
Una carta para mis estudiantes en su graduación / A letter for my pre-service and in-service teachers on their graduation

Una carta para mis estudiantes en su graduación / A letter for my pre-service and in-service teachers on their graduation

#31daysIBPOC
post by Carla España, Fellow of The Educator Collaborative, for her May 26 entry to #31daysIBPOC (31daysIBPOC.wordpress.com), a project hosted by Kim Parker and Tricia Ebarvia. Visit the project’s website ... Read more
Making Predictions Beyond Books: Students Expect What They Experience

Making Predictions Beyond Books: Students Expect What They Experience

Literacy Coaching
post by Mark Overmeyer, 2018-2019 Associate of The Educator Collaborative Making Predictions Beyond Books: Students Expect What They Experience A very common reading strategy asks students to make predictions about ... Read more
Lloyd A. Barbee and Wisconsin’s Search for Justice After Brown v. Board

Lloyd A. Barbee and Wisconsin’s Search for Justice After Brown v. Board

Discourse
by Christopher Lehman, Founding Director of The Educator Collaborative This story, like all stories of race and class in U.S. public schools, develops along twin plot lines of passionate activism ... Read more
Making the World a Kinder Place: Participating in The Global Kind Project

Making the World a Kinder Place: Participating in The Global Kind Project

#EduJoy
by Brittany Howell and Lisa Stone, 2018-2019 Associate Cohort members Making the World a Kinder Place: Participating in The Global Kind Project This week TheEdCollab kicked off our 2019 Global ... Read more
5 Reasons to Join the Spring 2019 #TheEdCollabGathering

5 Reasons to Join the Spring 2019 #TheEdCollabGathering

#EduJoy
by Shawna Coppola, TheEdCollab Fellow, and Christopher Lehman, TheEdCollab Founding Director 5 Reasons to Join #TheEdCollabGathering Join us live, online, this Saturday, April 6! Not able to? The entire K-12 ... Read more
#TheEdCollab is Proud to Join the #EducatorEquity Pledge

#TheEdCollab is Proud to Join the #EducatorEquity Pledge

Discourse
The Educator Collaborative is proud to join in the Educator Equity pledge. We know the work needed to upend the structural biases within our profession will take collective, critical, and ... Read more
Don’t Hang Art on the Walls Until the Furniture is in Place: Using Teaching Tools to Build the Frames of Our Unit

Don’t Hang Art on the Walls Until the Furniture is in Place: Using Teaching Tools to Build the Frames of Our Unit

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by Kate Roberts, The Educator Collaborative Network Member Register to watch Kate Roberts and Kristi Mraz’s 2018-2019 Study Series Session, “Making Reading Conferring Work,” on-demand through June 30, 2019.   ... Read more
Nurturing Middle Grade Students’ Reading Lives

Nurturing Middle Grade Students’ Reading Lives

Reading Instruction
by Carla España, The Educator Collaborative Fellow Register to watch Carla España and Shawna Coppola’s 2018-2019 Study Series Session, “Teach Writing with Energy, Intention and Joy,” on-demand through June 30, ... Read more
Kids Take the Lead: Flipping Small Group Work, Putting Students’ Learning Front and Center

Kids Take the Lead: Flipping Small Group Work, Putting Students’ Learning Front and Center

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by Peter Gangi, Literacy Coach and guest contributor, with Maggie Beattie Roberts, The Educator Collaborative Network Member Register to watch Maggie Beattie Roberts and guest young adult author, Karuna Riazi,’s 2018-2019 ... Read more
Three Ways to Manage Your High School Writing Workshop More Efficiently

Three Ways to Manage Your High School Writing Workshop More Efficiently

Makers and Spaces
post by Heather Rocco, The Educator Collaborative Network Member Register to watch Chantal François and Heather Rocco’s 2018-2019 Study Series Session, “Go Farther With Independent Reading,” live on February 6 ... Read more
Writing Help: But, What If They Copy Their Mentor Texts?

Writing Help: But, What If They Copy Their Mentor Texts?

Writing Instruction
by Shawna Coppola, The Educator Collaborative Fellow Register to watch Shawna Coppola and Carla España’s 2018-2019 Study Series Session, “Teach Writing with Energy, Intention and Joy,” on-demand through June 30, ... Read more
From Wonder to Writing: Invite Students Into Inquiry Through Online Articles

From Wonder to Writing: Invite Students Into Inquiry Through Online Articles

Digital Literacy
by Troy Hicks, The Educator Collaborative Fellow Register to watch Troy Hicks and Tricia Ebarvia’s 2018-2019 Study Series Session, “New Possibilities for Students’ Digital Writing,” live on January 23, 2019 ... Read more