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4 Ways to Celebrate Student Success with Lexia
4 Ways to Celebrate Student Success with Lexia

As an educator, we know you’re always looking for ways to motivate your students—and this year has brought all-new challenges. Research has shown that students who are intrinsically motivated—those who are deeply engaged in their own learning—adapt better to a classroom environment and perform considerably higher academically than unmotivated and...

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Social-Emotional Learning: Why It's Needed Now More Than Ever
Social-Emotional Learning: Why It's Needed Now More Than Ever

Over the past few years, social-emotional learning (SEL) has steadily gained traction in K–12 education. Quoted by education news site The 74 Million, Harvard University professor Stephanie Jones described SEL as "kind of an every-moment thing, meaning it's in every interaction, it's in all relationships, and so it doesn't turn...

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The Teaching Must Go On, No Matter Where Students Are
The Teaching Must Go On

With COVID-19 continuing to spread, school systems across the country have approached the fall semester in different ways. For instance, the Los Angeles Unified School District and the Houston Independent School District both decided to begin the 2020–2021 academic year online, with the latter anticipating a switch to in-person instruction...

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Maintaining Special Education Services During COVID-19
Maintaining Special Education Services During COVID-19

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to run its course, questions abound regarding what the 2020–2021 academic year will look like for students, teachers, and other members of the school community. Indeed, many decision-makers spent the summer months scrambling for extra funding to support smaller class sizes, reduced busing, strict cleaning...

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Essential, Adaptable Strategies for Teaching Literacy
Essential, Adaptable Strategies for Teaching Literacy

Amid the seemingly endless back and forth over what school will look like in the near (and perhaps distant) future, teachers still have to teach—whether online, in the classroom, or somewhere in between. And, as always, one of the key areas requiring attention is literacy. James Boss, director of the...

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Survey Shines Light on Lessons Learned From a Spring of Remote Learning
Survey Shines Light on Lessons Learned From a Spring of Remote Learning

Due to COVID-19, the 2020 spring semester was completely turned on its head. Since then, educators and administrators have been reflecting on the successes and challenges of their schools' rapid transitions to remote learning, with the results of a survey conducted by the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) that...

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Top 3 Reasons Educators Want to Use Lexia This School Year
Top 3 Reasons Educators Want to Use Lexia This School Year

Whether it’s remote instruction, social distancing and masks, or a hybrid schedule, educators know the 2020-2021 school year is going to be unlike any other. In the face of COVID uncertainty, educators who have incorporated blended learning programs into their classrooms in the past—and those venturing forth with online learning...

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