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#RozTaughtMe: Post 2- Roz on Repeat: Using Repeating Words to Strengthen Writing

#RozTaughtMe: Post 2- Roz on Repeat: Using Repeating Words to Strengthen Writing

RozTaughtMe
Over the next several weeks, join us in a celebration of the legacy of Dr. Rozlyn Linder. Our colleague, friend, and important voice in literacy education. While we continue to ... Read more
#RozTaughtMe: Post 1 – The Big Book of… Grammar!

#RozTaughtMe: Post 1 – The Big Book of… Grammar!

RozTaughtMe
Over the next several weeks, join us in a celebration of the legacy of Dr. Rozlyn Linder. Our colleague, friend, and important voice in literacy education. While we continue to ... Read more
Supporting Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Students and Educators: Position Statement

Supporting Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Students and Educators: Position Statement

Position Statement
  Position Statement written on behalf of The Educator Collaborative and authored by Dana Stachowiak, Christopher Lehman, and Kristi Mraz, with support from Chantal Francois, Heather Rocco, Carla España, and ... Read more
The Healthy Skeptic

The Healthy Skeptic

Discourse
“I believe that while listening and learning is essential to growth, so is questioning, problematizing, and critiquing, particularly when everyone around you is jumping onboard.” – Kate Roberts ... Read more
Building Classroom Communities: The Power of Language

Building Classroom Communities: The Power of Language

Your Next Lesson
“Words shape how we see ourselves and our actions. Words set a path for how we might act in the future. Words can empower us or destroy us.” – Kristi ... Read more
Questioning the Practice of Questioning

Questioning the Practice of Questioning

Your Next Lesson
Too often “the question” becomes more important than the actual process of questioning. – Christopher Lehman Share this: ... Read more
On the Passing of our Friend and Colleague, Dr. Roz Linder

On the Passing of our Friend and Colleague, Dr. Roz Linder

Blog
Her work has always touched us. Now her work is here for us to carry forward. Her mission is now yours, mine, all of ours. ... Read more
Net Neutrality Position Statement: Save the Internet

Net Neutrality Position Statement: Save the Internet

Position Statement
If Net Neutrality is repealed, it will directly hurt schools, educators, families and students. Share this: ... Read more
800,000 Children and Young Adults Are In Danger, We Must Act: #DreamActNow

800,000 Children and Young Adults Are In Danger, We Must Act: #DreamActNow

Discourse
“We are educators. Our children, our colleagues, our nation needs us. We must act.” – Christopher Lehman Share this: ... Read more
Goodbye Clip Charts, Marble Jars, and Stickers for Behavior

Goodbye Clip Charts, Marble Jars, and Stickers for Behavior

Blog
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
In September: The Book Chapter You Can’t Live Without

In September: The Book Chapter You Can’t Live Without

#EduJoy
“This is the professional book that changed my career. It is the title that I need to have near (I have a copy at home, at school and in my ... Read more
I am a genderqueer literacy educator.

I am a genderqueer literacy educator.

Discourse
“Are you trying to figure out how to include transgender voices and narratives in your literacy practices? Consider this…. I am genderqueer…” Share ... Read more
Strengthen Staff Relationships with Book Clubs

Strengthen Staff Relationships with Book Clubs

Blog
“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

Blog
“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