Helping More Students Access Challenging Texts
Thursday, June 27, 2019
Helping More Students Access Challenging Texts
Sheila Valencia—a language, literacy, and culture professor at the University of Washington, Seattle—is right. In a post for the teacher resource site Edutopia, Valencia made this point: “Many reports and research studies have documented the adolescent reading challenge—too many students are unable to learn and build new knowledge from the texts...
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Project-Based Teaching and Learning: Designed with Students in Mind
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Project-Based Teaching and Learning: Designed with Students in Mind

To the ears of many, project-based learning is just another education buzzword laden with promise but unclear in definition. These days, the phrase is often linked with the rise of personalized approaches to learning, as exemplified in a 2018 blog post by Mike Wolking, a progressive education advocate affiliated with...

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Twitter 101: The Home-School Connection
Thursday, June 20, 2019
Twitter 101: The Home-School Connection

Educational technology has revolutionized nearly every aspect of classroom teaching. Students now use technology to do research, collaborate, and share their work, while educators turn to tech tools for assessment, tracking progress, and even their own professional development. Social media has proven useful for students and educators alike, giving both...

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