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Goodbye Clip Charts, Marble Jars, and Stickers for Behavior

Goodbye Clip Charts, Marble Jars, and Stickers for Behavior

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Maybe we should move away from thinking about teaching with the whole child in mind and instead think about teaching with the whole child’s LIFE in mind. – Kristi Mraz ... Read more
Strengthen Staff Relationships with Book Clubs

Strengthen Staff Relationships with Book Clubs

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“This year our teachers started participating in voluntary book clubs. We were fortunate to have a visit from Donalyn Miller scheduled, and we wanted to be ready for her visit. ... Read more
CBMs with a Twist: Reading is About More Than the Speed

CBMs with a Twist: Reading is About More Than the Speed

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“Today in almost every elementary school in every state in America, teachers are required (or at least highly encouraged) to use curriculum based measures (CBMs) a minimum of three times ... Read more
In Memory of Kathleen Tolan, The Giving Tree

In Memory of Kathleen Tolan, The Giving Tree

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The Educator Collaborative family grieves with the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project family this evening on the sudden and unfathomable loss of Kathleen Tolan, Senior Deputy Director and champion ... Read more
A Species of Moonshots

A Species of Moonshots

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History is full of moonshots. A title reserved for the innovations that changed mankind. The world-altering actions that ensured life would never be the same- the printing press, anesthesia, the ... Read more