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Class Size Debate Gets New Legs
Thursday, December 1, 2016
high school students in classroom

In a June 2016 policy brief, the National Education Policy Center (NEPC) at the University of Colorado renewed a long-standing debate: Does class size matter? The NEPC’s answer—an emphatic “yes”—should come as no surprise to many parents and teachers, but the Center’s supporting evidence for its position comes from some...

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5 Classroom Strategies for Early Reading Intervention
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
little girl sitting on pile of books

Today’s students and teachers are under increasing pressure to show early progress and success in reading. Not all of this can be attributed to a desire to increase standardized test scores, as some may fear; it also has to do with a concern that kids will be “left behind” if...

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Creative Alternatives to Book Reports
Thursday, November 10, 2016
kid painting

Book reports are a valuable tool for assessing students’ understanding of independent reading, but writing report after report can become rote for students—and reading them can be equally tedious for educators. Fortunately, there are a plethora of alternative methods to accomplish the same goal. Take a look at these fun...

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